WNY Inventor of the Year- Kindergarten through Fourth Grade category:
Adam Tillou, Smallwood Drive Elementary School in Amherst
His invention, the “Supercase,” packaged a built-in music stand within a violin case.
WNY Inventor of the Year- Fifth through Eighth Grade category:
Devlyn Irr, Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary School in Williamsville
Her invention, the “Seiz,” was a mouth guard that would send a warning signal to alert
caregivers and family members when its wearer was having a seizure.
Director’s Choice Award:
Miguel Reyes, Stanley G. Falk School in Buffalo
His invention, “The Amaze-a-Bed,” created a serene wake-up experience with refreshing smells
and sounds to get the sleeper out of bed and ready for the day.
People’s Choice Award:
Abby Bishara, Sheridan Hill Elementary in Clarence
Her invention, the “Nimbus,” was a fashionable soccer headband that provided
added safety through concussion detection & monitoring.
Re-Invent Award- sponsored by Goodwill Industries:
Maeve Garvey, St. Joseph University School in Buffalo
This category re-purposes items commonly found in Goodwill Stores into new and noteworthy items.
Her invention, the Cup & Saucer Birdfeeder, turned a matching Tea Cup & Saucer into a trendy birdfeeder.
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