Unity College claims inaugural Mayor’s Telstra Technology Awards
The ‘EJ2’ – Estress mobile application, developed by Unity College Year 11 students Jordan Josic, John Berriman and Ellen Massey, got the nod from judges in the inaugural competition that aims to promote, foster and grow innovation and entrepreneurship on the Sunshine Coast.
The winning students took home three Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge 64GB phones for their efforts, while their school was awarded two Asus 15” laptop computers, two Samsung VR headsets and a 60” Smart TV. The competition included over $20,000 in prizes.
Winning team member Jordan Josic said taking part in the Mayor’s Telstra Technology Awards was a life-changing experience for more than just the great prizes.
“We’re very excited to win, it was such a great opportunity for us to work with business mentors and people in the area of technology. It gave us a chance to show our peers that anything is possible and show that even at our age we can come up with a great idea for business,” he said.