Highlights From Last Night’s Sponsor Social

Last night, all sixteen EcoCAR teams gathered in Washington, DC for the Sponsor Social, an event that recognized teams with standout performances

The University of Waterloo received the 1st place Outreach Award

in media relations, innovation, creative promotion, and much more!

Check out all the award winners below, and be sure to stay tuned for the announcement of the overall competition winner on Friday morning!


Outreach Awards:

Best Collaboration with a Clean Cities Coalition – Ohio State University (special recognition to Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology)
Best Website – University of Victoria
Best Sponsor Success Story – University of Waterloo
Best Social Media Program – Ohio State University
Best Creative Promotion of EcoCAR – Mississippi State University
Spirit of Outreach – Penn State
Best Media Relations Program – University of Waterloo
Best Consumer Campaign – University of Waterloo
Best Influencer Campaign – Mississippi State University
Best Outreach Presenter – Rachel Dobroth, Virginia Tech
Best Final Outreach Presentation – University of Waterloo
Overall Outreach 3rd Place – Mississippi State University
Overall Outreach 2nd Place – Ohio State University
Overall Outreach 1st Place – University of Waterloo


Sponsored Awards:

MSU was given the 1st place A123 Workmanship Award

Best Collaboration with a Clean Cities Coalition – Ohio State University (special recognition to Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Bosch Diversity:
3rd place: Missouri S&T
2nd Place – Rose Hulman
1st Place – Ohio State

Freescale Innovation Award – Ohio State University

A123 Systems Battery Workmanship Award:
3rd place- University of Victoria
2nd place- Virginia Tech
1st Place – Mississippi State University

Other Awards:

EcoCAR Appreciation Awards — Ed Argalas and Mueeb Shaik from General Motors
Best Vehicle Appearance – Georgia Tech
Best Engineering Fabrication and Workmanship – University of Victoria

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