On behalf of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Northern Ohio Section (NOS), it is my pleasure to announce the winners of the 2023 Young Aerospace Visionaries Contest (YAVC). First I want to thank all of the teachers and parents who encouraged their child/students to participate. I'd also like to thank all of the students for participating. The projects were imaginative and worth consideration. All of you should be proud. Without further ado, the selected prize winners are:
1st - Nadia Teusan, 2nd Grade, Ellsworth Hill Elementary, Summit County
2nd - Michael Geiser, 4th Grade, Gilmour Academy, Cuyahoga County
3rd - Anneke van de Krol, 4th Grade, Hathaway Brown School, Cuyahoga County
Honorable Mention - Shanaya Pandey, 2nd Grade, Ellsworth Hill Elementary
1st - Brennan Lepene, 7th Grade, Brady Middle School, Cuyahoga County
2nd - Mia Teusan, 5th Grade, East Woods Intermediate, Summit County
3rd - George Zabaneh, 6th Grade, Jackson Memorial Middle School, Stark County
Congratulations! We will be reaching out shortly via email to the winners.
We hope to continue to grow this contest in the future, so please spread the word and keep this contest in mind for next year. The announcement goes out in February.
We encourage all students to explore science, technology, engineering, and mathematics with curiosity and mind helping society. Stay curious and continue to equip yourself with the skills and knowledge to be successful as well as helpful to others.