2014-AIC-Winners

Results for UAF’s 6th annual Arctic Innovation Competition are in! Competitors pitched wonderful and creative ideas to judges to win over $25,000 in prizes.

Main Division (Ages 13 and up)

  • 1st Place – $10,000
    Charlie Parr
    Ground Control System for Drones
  • 2nd Place – $5,000
    Seraphim McGann & Joshua Resnick
    Arctic Lithium Energy System
  • 3rd Place – $2,000
    Reggie Dallaire
    Heated and Insulated Plumbing Coupling
  • 4th Place – $1,000
    Taylor Seitz
    Flow Test to Detect Shellfish Poisoning

Honorable Mentions ($100)

  • Andrew Bogar, Mission Modules
  • Becca Brado, Laptop Cat Cozy
  • John Bungart, Magnetic Drum Shoe
  • James Cameron, Receptacle Box Installer
  • Paul Carey, Hoop Hitch
  • Lyle Chesley, Safety Device
  • Craig Compeau, Expandable Container for Diluted Liquids
  • Ben Dobrovolny, Pole Snap
  • Duncan Meyers, Insulative Material for Arctic Construction
  • John Miller and Wylie Rogers, The Wylie Post
  • Gwyn Ostbloom, Basting Sheet
  • Michelle Strehl, Mitts That Fit

Kicker Prizes

  • Alaska Student Kicker – $2,000
    Wylie Rogers & John Miller
    The Wylie Post
  • Arctic Kicker – $2,000
    Reggie Dallaire
    Heated and Insulated Plumbing Coupling

Junior Division (Ages 13-17)

  • 1st Place – $500
    Dylan Story and Cameron Hartman
    Ice Pack Band Aid
  • 2nd Place – $300
    Adam Ripley
    Protex Tear-Detecting Latex Technology
  • 3rd Place – $200
    Alan DeWilde, Liam Chambers, Alyssa Imbach, Jaidyn Crane
    Build a Better Bus

Honorable Mentions ($25)

  • Caleb Gorda, Conveyor Shoe
  • Ella Kuhn, Berry Leaf Strainer
  • Aaron Partnow, Voyager

Cub Division (Ages 12 and under)

  • 1st Place – $500
    Lewis Enterkin
    Wood Stove Temperature Alarm
  • 2nd Place – $300
    Maggie Druckenmiller
    MagButtons
  • 3rd Place – $200
    Amanda Elliott
    Anti-Graffiti App

Honorable Mentions ($25)

  • Riga Grubis, Inversion Clock
  • Kayla Tyree, Dog Booties with Suspender System
  • Molly Wilson, Doggie Doorbell
  • Kieran Wright, Book Locating System