Announcing Our Winners for Week 1
Congratulations to all our winners! Complete week 2 challenges to stand a chance to win more prizes this week.
Exponential Technologies #1
– Genetic Engineering (My company, using genetic engineering, in the year 2025…)
- R600: Bruno Hart from Reddam House
– A Medical Vending machine which includes genetic sequencing.
- R300: Qinixo Mamba from Enjabulweni
– A nano injection which combats cancer. (Similar to CarT therapy)
- R200: Marthinus Viljoen from Somerset College
– Using DNA for data storage.
Exponential Technologies #2
– Artificial Intelligence – What is your dream career? How is AI being applied in this field?
- R500: Beatrice Wharton-Hood from Roedean School (SA)
– Mechanical Engineering. AI for space exploration – E.g. Autonomously controlling the Curiosity Rover when out of signal range.
- R350: Fatima-Zahraa Jappie from Theodor Herzl High School
– Cosmetics. AI which scans your face and shows you a preview of what the treatment would look like.
- R250: Patrick Towill from Krugersdorp High School
– Marine Biology. The use of sensors, drones & AI for counting and monitoring fish.
The Tuckshop (Part 1)
– How to improve operations at the school tuckshop:
- R500: Tallyn Manique from Danville Park Girls’ High
– A pre-order app with finger scanning tech
- R300: David De Villiers from Pretoria Boys’ High
– A pre-order app with drone delivery
- R200: Joey Carollissen from Rhenish Girls’ High School
– Cater to the Halaal and Vegetarian markets as well
The Tuckshop (Part 2)
– Feedback “from the trenches” on improving tuckshop operations:
- R500: Leah Paterson-Jones from Westerford High School
– A student survey + renting out of the fridge
- R300: Melissa Walton from The Wykeham Collegiate
– Splitting high school and primary school break time to ease the queues
- R200: Roxy Steytler from Danville Park Girls’ High
– A smart student card system