Hawaii conference encourages students in STEM education

Winners from the 2014 Hawaii STEM Conference on May 3 at the Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa came from all over the state.

The competitions were aimed at helping to engage and encourage students in science, technology, engineering and math while providing a regional tech competition that helps college resumes.

This year’s winning students follow:

* Web Design, Lauren Avelino, Farrington High School.

* Music Design, Rey Chinen, Roosevelt High School.

* Geographic Informations Systems Storytelling, Keona Conroy-Humphrey, Jasmine Conroy-Humphrey, Lanai High School.

* Computer-aided Design, Michelle Suyama, Trent Hori, Maui High School.

* On-site Video Competition, Riley Calvin, Adam Howden, King Kekaulike High School.

* On-site Hackathon, Jeremie Amano, Dylan Franco, Michael Reeves, Vanessa Sotoza, King Kekaulike.

* On-site CAD Competition, A.J. Ramelb, Joseph Metz, Jamie Oldenburg, Coleson Costales, Justin Jose, Elliot Bronick, King Kekaulike.

* Poster Design, Honeykien Lagran, Maui Waena Intermediate.

* T-shirt Design, Kristen Domingo, Maui High.

* Game Design, Andy Kim, Roosevelt.

* Program Impact Assessment (tie), Maya Ooki, Jeremie Amano, Rosie Kulhavy-Sutherland, King Kekaulike; Josiah Clark, Daniel Andrade, Kyla Hollis, Uriah Camacho, Courtney Nelson, Kea Piper, Ashley Kim, Alec Goodson, Emily Gambing, Kealakehe High School.

The 2014 Hawaii STEM Conference was sponsored and presented by Maui Economic Development Board’s Women in Technology project in partnership with the County of Maui and the Office of the Hawaii State Director for Career and Technical Education.