Top 50 Semi-Finalists Selected

Preliminary judging was completed at 3:15 PM, Tuesday, February 3, 2015.  The following fifty (50) inventions will advance onto judging tomorrow at the University of South Florida.  20140211_Young_Innovator_Competition_0094The USF Chapter of the National Academy of Inventors will select the top 10 finalists.   Those top 10 finalists will be invited to a presentation workshop at HSN Studios this Saturday, February 7 from 9 AM to 12 PM in St. Petersburg, Florida.   The ten finalists will then compete in a live event at USF’s Tampa campus before a panel of judges.

Invention Inventor Grade Teacher School County
Pressure Clothing Hanley Riggs 8 Elizabeth Magnusson Academy at the Lakes Hillsborough
Collapsible Side Door Car Shelf Parker Buckingham 8 Elizabeth Magnusson Academy at the Lakes Hillsborough
Adhesive Wrapping Paper Lexi Kilfoyl 8 Elizabeth Magnusson Academy at the Lakes Hillsborough
Portable weight sensing alarm Bryant Beinhauer 8 Elizabeth Magnusson Academy at the Lakes Hillsborough
Cord Protecter case Alexa Allan 5 Donna Girard Anona Elementary Pinellas
Adjustable Table Holder Kyleigh O’Brien 5 Donna Girard Anona Elementary Pinellas
Algae Away 101 Alanis Job 3 Esposito Lester Canterbury School of Florida Pinellas
Soap Hat Bella Lo 3 Esposito Lester Canterbury School of Florida Pinellas
Trashcan Scrunchy Maggie McFarland 3 Esposito Lester Canterbury School of Florida Pinellas
Ice bandade Lily Quay 3 Esposito Lester Canterbury School of Florida Pinellas
Easy Litter Will Warburton 3 Esposito Lester Canterbury School of Florida Pinellas
Doorbell Message system with app for messages and intercom use Jaclyn Tully 7 Melissa Gembarowski Family of Christ Christian School Hillsborough
A Shoed Cleat Nicholas Snow 8 Melissa Gembarowski Family of Christ Christian School Hillsborough
Device that a plice man can detect if a person is wearing a seatbelt Avery New 5 Melissa Gembarowski Family of Christ Christian School Hillsborough
Storage Hair Brush with Water Spraying Bristles Waishy Harmon 6 Melissa Gembarowski Family of Christ Christian School Hillsborough
Inclined baby soft pillow to decrease baby split up and regurgitation Sharanya Gande 2 Joann Slay Imagine School of Land O Lakes Pasco
the speed bump at school zones that goes up automatically at school time Marc Taylor 5 Sylvie Fanous-Samaan Learning Gate Community School Hillsborough
Stuffed Animal Alarm Clock Maya Storch 0 Angela Hartle MacFarlane Park Elementary Hillsborough
3D Glasses with Adjustable Frames and Padded Arms that Massage Your Head Alyssa Williams 4 Hartle Kanzer MacFarlane Park Elementary Hillsborough
Toilet Cleaner Lane Chin 4 Hartle Kanzer MacFarlane Park Elementary Hillsborough
Paraplegic/Blind Service Dog Assisted Wheelchair Alexis Hart 6 Jennifer Griffin Martinez Middle School Hillsborough
International Space Station Locator Monty Bishop 6 Jennifer Griffin Martinez Middle School Hillsborough
Bookshelf Helper Maureen Posie Farrelly 6 LeeAnne Foster Martinez Middle School Hillsborough
Oil dispenser and spreader Sanjana Srinivasan 6 Jennifer Griffin Martinez Middle School Hillsborough
Sync buds Billie Bentil 6 LeeAnne Foster Martinez Middle School Hillsborough
Band-aids on a roll Jordan Watson 6 Jennifer Griffin Martinez Middle School Hillsborough
The air-water conversion device Neal shankar 6 Jennifer Griffin Martinez Middle School Hillsborough
Beach blanket with detachable inflatable mat Grant Humphries 6 Gynnekia Booth Martinez Middle School Hillsborough
Foldable Shoes Kaleighia Engman 6 Jennifer Griffin Martinez Middle School Hillsborough
Robotic Lawnmower tyrian hackshaw 6 LeeAnne Foster Martinez Middle School Hillsborough
FUN FLOPZ isabella brelje 6 Jennifer Griffin Martinez Middle School Hillsborough
hour-glass stop light Annabelle Salveson 5 Kyley Martin Nelson Elementary Hillsborough
Color Tissue Alert System Dominic Huey 2 Elaine Dunson Oldsmar Elementary Pinellas
The Door Step Hannah Willett 4 Elaine Dunson Oldsmar Elementary Pinellas
Table turner 3,000 Connor Walsh 4 Amber Schumaker South Mckeel Polk
Memomicrowave Aaliyahna Ivey 3 Patricia Lake Spessard L. Holland Elementary Polk
No Bully Bracelet Alexis Martin 3 Patricia Lake Spessard L. Holland Elementary Polk
Detangler Spraying Hair Brush Sonia Beljic 4 Beth Kern St. Pauls School Pinellas
Good Smelling Trash Anjali Degala 4 Beth Kern St. Pauls School Pinellas
Method for managing food in your fridge and freezer Ethan Yeh 7 K.K. Quah Tampa Preparatory School Hillsborough
A pair of small filters to prevent secondhand smoke, inserted in the nose Manu Gummaraju 8 Tracie Overdorff Terrace Community Middle Hillsborough
Edu-Feedback Alenna Spiro 8 Tracie Overdorff Terrace Community Middle Hillsborough
Beef Bubbles for Dogs Christian Bentrovato 7 Darren Aguero Tomlin Middle School Hillsborough
lighter and wick cutter Case Watson 5 Sandra VanOosten Walden Lake Elementary School Hillsborough
Safe-T-Wallet Carson Sweat 4 Sandra VanOosten Walden Lake Elementary School Hillsborough
Automatic Washer Andrew Smith 5 Sandra VanOosten Walden Lake Elementary School Hillsborough
No bugs about it Crystal Estrada 4 Sandra VanOosten Walden Lake Elementary School Hillsborough
Powered Pet Feces Remover Aidan Marino Vaughan 5 Sandra VanOosten Walden Lake Elementary School Hillsborough
Highway Sweeper Zachary Shinneman 5 Sandra VanOosten Walden Lake Elementary School Hillsborough
Water Wake Up Call Andrew MacDonald 5 Sandra VanOosten Walden Lake Elementary School Hillsborough