Portfolio Category: Events

Exeter STEM Day

As the main organizers of the first-ever STEM Day at Phillips Exeter Academy, VERTEX Robotics — my FTC Robotics Team (#15534) — first had this idea when we saw a lack of school emphasis on STEM subjects. Not only were there very few opportunities on campus for STEM students to present their own individual projects,

HackBFS — A Blockchain-Focused Hackathon

HackBFS is one of the first introductory blockchain-focused hackathons open to high school and college students. For 24 hours, students will learn about ways to integrate blockchain into their applications, hacking away at challenges, and building applications that integrate those services. We plan to host workshops leading up to the hackathon, allowing participants to immerse

HackNEHS — The Premier New England Hackathon

HackNEHS was a New England Hackathon built and run by Phillips Exeter and Andover students in 2016 and 2017, which then lost focus once the founders graduated, and did not hold a competition in the past three years. Joining up with a persistent group of Andover students, I have been working to make this contest

HackExeter

HackExeter is an all-day hackathon at Phillips Exeter Academy for middle- and high-school students of any level of programming experience. Participants, working in teams or solo, will have one day to create a project inspired by the contest’s theme, and there will be prizes for the top three projects and the top developer. Food and

Emerging Entrepreneurs Initiative

Through my club Social Innovative Thinking for Entrepreneurs (SITE), I co-organized the Emerging Entrepreneurs Initiative conference in collaboration with Brown University’s Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship. This event, which occurred in mid-October of 2019, connected 60+ high schoolers from five different New England boarding schools with professors, serial entrepreneurs, mentors, and college students engaged in entrepreneurship.

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