At the national competition of the best student companies, the first place was won by the student company Nature Supreme from the Gymnasium in Kruševac, which designed an innovative product that solves the problem if you are thirsty and you are in nature.
Students of the Kruševac high school designed “Drop”, a device that is implemented in a tree with the aim of extracting water from a tree.
The second place was won by students from the student company Edu Games from the First Kragujevac Gymnasium, which deals with the creation of educational video games based on the Minecreaft platform, and their most famous hero is Banović Strahinja.
These young creatives are committed to improving the education system by introducing virtual content in the classroom, which is why they are also developing educational videos for teachers.
The third place was taken by the student company EkoLim from the high school “Bora Stanković” in Niš.
These high school students developed a solar panel that serves for additional heating of the air indoors, and which is made of used cans.
The Youth Achievement Organization, with the support of USAID Serbia partners, the Ministry of Economy, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, ManPowerGroup and TeleGroup, held a national competition for the best student companies from June 2nd to 4th.
Over 250 students from 19 cities in Serbia participated in this year’s regional competitions of the Student Company program, and 20 winning teams from 16 cities and municipalities of Backa Palanka, Belgrade, Knjazevac, Kragujevac, Krusevac, Lazarevac, Mladenovac, Nis, Novi Sad, Pozega, Prijepolje, Sremska Mitrovica, Svilajnac, Svrljig, Uzice and Zajecar advanced to the national finals.
The decision to win the national finals was made by an expert jury composed of: Marija Skrbic Drazic – coordinator for community development and social responsibility at ManpowerGroup Serbia, Svetlana Kijevcanin – team leader for staff development and training in USAID’s competitive economy program, Katarina Milicevic – manager of the KARE brand partner for Serbia, and Borislav Despotović – journalist and editor of Radio-Television Vojvodina.
A special award for the application of information and communication technologies in business was given by the company Telegroup Ltd and its representatives Kristina Knezevic and Srdjan Naskovic, who presented this award to the company EduGames from the First Kragujevac Gymnasium.
Members of the Alumni Club of the Youth Achievement organization also presented special awards: the first for team spirit, which went to BioFilter from the vocational school “Dusan Trivunac Dragos” from Svrljig, the second traditional award called “Young Leaders” went to high school students who are especially highlighted their leadership skills, and they are Lazar Filipović from the student company Infinity, Tamara Ristić from the company Vestra, Petar Mihajlović from the EduGames team, Andjela Kanjo from Moveably and Stefan Ignjatović from the Aquainno team.
Talented high school students from Krusevac will represent Serbia with their idea at the European finals of the best student companies, which will be held from June 29 to July 15, and where they will have the opportunity to “measure” the strength of their creativity in the competition of student companies from 40 European countries.
All three first-placed teams from Serbia will have the opportunity to fight for the victory within the Public Award awarded by the public, it was published on the website Achievements of Youth ja-serbia.org.
Source: Vesti online by www.vesti-online.com.
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