Congratulations to students Alistair McCubbin, Tom Lawrence and Jack Belisle, who were winners of the ‘International Collaboration’ category in this year’s National Teen Tech Awards 2015. The final took place at The Royal Society in London on 22 June.
Students presented to a range of high profile judges, including HRH The Duke of York.
Students have designed ‘AidShip’ an airship which responds to national disasters, and have benefited from a wealth of international collaboration with some of the world’s leading universities in the USA and Australia, including MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), The University of Arizona, Tufts University, The University of Pittsburgh, North Carolina School of Mathematics and Science and The University of New South Wales Australia. Students have also collaborated with Kohtla-Järve Ahtme Gymnasium, which is a school in Estonia, as well as with some of the world’s leading companies, including Airbus in Germany.
Along with all winners, the KEVI winners have been invited to attend a special winners reception event at Buckingham Palace, with HRH The Duke of York.
Celebrity judges included James May from Top Gear and Businesswoman Martha Lane Fox, co-founder of Lastminute.com.
Student Voice, Leadership and Enrichment Co-ordinator Miss Najafi said “Congratulations to all three students, who presented extremely well during what was a very long, however very exciting day! Students had the difficult task of presenting to a range of leading experts throughout the day, and it was certainly an experience for the students to present to HRH The Duke of York. The invitation to Buckingham Palace as winners was certainly the highlight, which students are greatly looking forward to.”