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Sixteen-year-old student Myles Ramsay bringing the ‘fun-ergy’ to bored kids and busy parents

Sixteen-year-old student Myles Ramsay is bringing the ‘fun-ergy’ to bored kids and busy parents in Quinte. As summer approaches, high school student and entrepreneur Myles Ramsay’s new business delivers fun activity boxes to children in the Quinte area. Ramsay recently launched Buzz Box Fun Kits to help spark fun, creativity and active play through themed activity kits for kids ages four to 10.

  • June 19, 2020

Arsh Dilbagi created Zage to support local businesses

As someone who “eats practically all [his] meals out on Nassau Street,“ forgetting about Princeton’s restaurants in this time of crisis was not an option for Arsh Dilbagi ’21. After hearing about the struggles faced by a number of these restaurants after students left campus in mid-March, Dilbagi created Zage, an online platform that allows community members to send money to local businesses now to redeem as credits on their purchases in the future.

  • June 19, 2020

Exmouth teenager launching virtual music festival to raise funds

The Daybed Festival will support the SaveOurVenues campaign which aims to help halls and clubs from going out of business. Ed said: “I’ve realised all these venues I’ve been to are at risk of being closed down. “Therefore, I don’t want people who love music like I do to experience that. These are people’s companies and lives at the end of the day. “I wanted to be productive during lockdown and help people that share the same interest as I do, which is music.”

  • June 19, 2020

18-year-old Stouffville resident Nevin Vohl started NEVCO Foods

He partnered with a family friend who was a food supplier that was pretty hard hit by the pandemic. Vohl said it was high-class food that was served at arenas and the like, and that he is helping get that food to the public.

  • June 18, 2020

Teenpreneur plan to transform Soweto through fashion concept store Block 88

Growing up in the streets of Chiawelo, Siyabonga Ndzonga found himself getting into trouble, a lot. Hanging around with the wrong crowd and drinking during his teen years, he became a notorious troublemaker in his community. It was not until he took an deep look at the direction his life was going in and realised he had to make a few changes.

  • June 18, 2020

LJ and Anna Temple won first prize in a virtual 4-H contest during the quarantine

Lucky Clover Valley 4-H members LJ and Anna Temple participated in a virtual 4-H contest during the quarantine. LJ won first price in the 6-8 grade category for his Brush and Plunge (BAP) and Anna won first price in the K-5 division for her Drawergenizer.

  • June 18, 2020

Mark O'Sullivan, a PhD student at University College Cork, developed Neurobell, to help clinicians

Mark O'Sullivan, a PhD student at University College Cork, developed Neurobell, to help clinicians diagnose abnormal brain activity in infants faster and with greater accuracy.

  • June 18, 2020

Katie Timmons, a sophomore at Verdigris High School, started her own jewelry business—Simply Kate

Katie Timmons is a 15-year-old entrepreneur who started her business by launching a new jewellery line that's already featured in four retail locations and on a popular retail website, only two months after the business launched. She's taking custom orders left and right and women everywhere are stopping each other on the street to ask about her unique, colourful creations. Katie Timmons, a sophomore at Verdigris High School, has started her own jewellery business—Simply Kate. Katie's mom Angie Timmons said that Katie has seen a lot of diversity in her short life. She has Cerebral Palsy but that never stops her. She is an A student at Verdigris, vice president of the student council and was even on the colour guard. While her CP prevents her from playing sports that she loves, she has found jewellery making a passion. Katie said the process has been a blast so far.

She said that she just started making bracelets with my friends. That went over so well, so she started making earrings. Her mom and she learned how to do macrame off Youtube. "They're so fun to make, there are so many different designs to create," Katie said. She felt excited when she saw the jewellers made by her in the shop. She said everyone seems to love her Simply Kate creations. Katie has taken numerous custom orders from customers wanting to represent their colours. So far she's created unique designs for Jenks, Sand Springs, Broken Arrow, and, of course, Verdigris. Despite having opened her business just over two months ago, Katie has already seen her jewellery picked up by four stores: Quality Stitching in Broken Arrow, Shabby Shaq in Sand Springs, a salon in Broken Arrow and soon to be Vintique Charm in Claremore.

  • June 17, 2020

U.S. students Rohan Suri and Scoggins app offer roadmap to Singapore contact tracing tech

The app languished until Suri, now a 21-year-old junior at Stanford University, got an email on Jan. 24 from Jason Bay, a Stanford alum and senior director at Singapore's Government Technology Agency (GovTech). "My mom had texted me saying, 'You've got to look at this virus in Wuhan and do something about it,'" Suri said, referring to the city in China where the coronavirus outbreak began. "I didn't take it seriously, though, and week later the Singapore government is reaching out."

  • June 14, 2020

Harpita and Harpith Pandian, all set to make an impact on the edtech scene with classminds

Harpita and Harpith Pandian were eight years old children when they performed in Australian Spelling Bee in 2015. They are now 13-year-old intrepid entrepreneurs all set to make an impact on the tech scene with Class minds. The twins Harpita and Harpith Pandian titled as “The Great Australian Spelling Twins,” winning hearts globally for their spelling skills, self-confidence, and attitude at the tender age of eight in 2015. spelling bee twins Harpita and Harpith Pandian, the Founders of Classminds.

The show aired on Australia’s Channel 10 showcased them as an inspiration all over the world, and with an impressive vocabulary of 50,000 words, the twins became household names in Australia.

They launched Classminds, an edtech startup early this year as “a global collaborative platform for students to enrich their skills and talents, leading to a strong foundation and provide them with recognition for life.” Their father helped in the whole process. Harpita says that their love for spelling began at the age of than their parents used to read us bedtime stories every night. They began to get curious about the vocabulary they heard in the stories, and from then on, they started learning all the words they came across. Their learning journey was brought up through a joyful approach, where they played word games as a family after dinner.

As this routine was incorporated into their daily life, the twins began curating a word bank of over 50,000 words, which helped them compete with older 14-year-olds in the Great Australian Spelling Bee TV competition. Classminds is expecting a user base of around 100-150 schools in its first year, 2020-21. It had a target of around 500 schools initially, but the goal was cut down due to the COVID-19 situation. Its online platform will also be opened up for subscriptions in a couple of months. The targeted market has over 300 million students in India alone, so they expect immense growth in the long run.

  • June 11, 2020
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