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NE Ohio Student Inventions Featured on TV

Young Inventor’s Contest to Award $500 Scholarship

Release Date: 05/11/2012

AKRON, OH (MAY 11, 2012) – Ten local students will be featured May 14 – June 25 on Time Warner Cable as part of the Coolest Creations contest on Local On Demand channel 411. The winning student will receive a $500 scholarship.

To vote with your remote, Digital Cable customers can tune into channel 411, select the Coolest Creations category and then watch the clip of the inventor you wish to support. Each view counts as a vote. The contest runs May 14 – June 25. The winner will be announced June 29.

The Coolest Creations contest is part of Time Warner Cable’s philanthropic initiative Connect a Million Minds, which promotes education and careers in science, technology, engineering and math and recognizes the creative efforts of students who show innovation, creativity, problem solving and perseverance.

The 10 finalists were selected from the Just Think, Inc. Invention Convention held on April 28 at the Great Lakes Science Center in Cleveland.

2012 Coolest Creations Finalists:
(student name, school, invention)

Maura Ingraham, Menlo Park Academy, The Fashion Jump
Cora Gill, Copopa Columbia Station, MagniSweep Accessory 5000
Sarah Bennett, Maple Elementary (Chardon), Miracle Sprout
Shawn Zavodney, Nolley Elementary (Akron), The Cap-It
Madison Gauder, Nolley Elementary (Akron), Light-Up Slippers
Lauren Hailey, Boulevard Elementary (Cleveland Hts.), Closet Board Game Organizer
Alex Hauptman, Kirtland Elementary School, E-Z Rise
Lilly Kelemen, Kirtland Elementary, Where’s the Bulb?
Maggie Keller, Cuyahoga Hts. Elementary, Space Saving Seat
Yuke Zheng, Beachwood Middle School, The Room Method

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