Francis Lewis High School's First Student Hackathon!

lewHacks() is the first student-based hackathon in Francis Lewis High School! We aim to provide an opportunity to the best high school developers, designers and hackers in the New York City area to converge, and build some amazing technologies! We hope these hackers will take their projects and go beyond the hackathon, and implement it so that it will have a positive impact on the world!

 

 

 

 

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Prizes

Best Overall Hack

Best Get.tech hack

Best Cybersecurity Hack

Best Game Hack

Most Innovative Hack

Best Hardware Hack

Best Beginner Hack

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

  • Participants: Any high school student with a passion for tech in the New York City area can come and participate in the hackathon. 
  • Mentors: Unfortunately, we are not accepting college students or graduates, but we are accepting non-high school mentors! Check our website for more details.

Requirements

  • Potential - does this project show any future? Are the participants going to continue to work with an integrate it? 
  • Design - how does the project look 
  • Innovation - if this project is new, and what does this bring to the table? What features of this project brings a “wow” to the judges.
  • Usefulness / Impact - does this project help the world in anyway and has the potential of helping the world? 
  • Presentation - how well did the participants pitch and sell their idea?
  • Validity - is this project new? Has the participants worked on this prior to the hackathon? Is there any presence of plagiarism?

How to enter

Go to our website, lewhacks.tech and signup through our registration forms!

 

Judges

Brandie Claborn

Brandie Claborn
Intel Cybersecurity Vice President of Communications

Derek Pastor

Derek Pastor
Executive Director of lewHacks(0

Alan Cao

Alan Cao
Director of lewHacks()

Judging Criteria

  • Potential
    Does this project show any future? Are the participants going to continue to work with an integrate it?
  • Design
    How does the project work?
  • Innovation
    If this project is new, and what does this bring to the table? What features of this project brings a “wow” to the judges?
  • Usefulness / Impact
    Does this project help the world in anyway and has the potential of helping the world?
  • Presentation
    How well did the participants pitch and sell their idea?
  • Validity
    Is this project new? Has the participants worked on this prior to the hackathon? Is there any presence of plagiarism?