Achievements and Awards:

  • Creators of Treasure Box Braille Learning System
  • Awards and Special Achievements:
  • FLL Global Innovation Ambassadors
  • 2015 Winner, “Category Winner Globalization” Canadian Scholarship Trust (CST)
  • 2015 Winner, Applause Award – York Region District School Board
  • 2015 Semi-finalist, Global Innovation Award, St. Louis, USA
  • April 2015, US Provisional Patent (62/148,469)
  • October 2015, Classy Cyborgs Inc. – Incorporated in Province of Ontario
  • 2014 Winner, Regional FIRST LEGO League (FLL) “Innovative Solution Award”
  • Registered team for the Global Learning XPRIZE competition, California
  • Honoured by: Global Impact Competition, ventureLAB CEO, Jeremy Laurin
  • Honoured by: OCE Discovery Conference by President, Tom Corr

Speaking Engagements:

  • Feb 2016: Guest Speaker, FLL Ontario Innovation Celebration, IBM Headquarters
  • Nov 2015: Presentation to Minister Research and Innovation, Reza Moridi
  • Oct 2015: Keynote Speaker, CNIB National Braille Conference
  • Sept 2015: Guest Speaker, City of Barrie Mayor’s FLL Program Launch
  • Sept 2015: Panel Presenter, StartUp York, Richmond Hill
  • June 2015: Presenter, MedEdge Summit, Richmond Hill
  • June 2015: Guest Speaker, VentureLAB AGM, Seneca College
  • May 2015: Guest Speaker, Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Toronto
  • April 2015: Global Innovation Award Public Presentation: Renaissance Hotel, St. Louis
  • March 2015: Presenter, CNIB March Break Luncheon

Conferences – Exhibitions:

  • CNIB National Braille Conference, Toronto
  • Global Impact Competition, (Exhibitor) Markham
  • OCE Discovery Conference, Metro Convention Centre, Toronto
  • MedEdge Summit, Richmond Hill
  • TAVES Consumer Electronics Show, Richmond Hill
  • Inspired Minds Learning Project competition ($10,000 award)

Classy Cyborgs in the News:

  • FIRST LEGO League US Blog – “Shifting Gears – Update on the Classy Cyborgs”
  • Toronto’s Wonderkids “12 Amazing kids under 12”, Toronto Star
  • CTV National News
  • OWL Magazine, “Cool Schools” Feature Page
  • Deloitte Blog: “21st Century Skills and Young Innovators: Introducing the Classy Cyborgs”
  • CST Blog: Ontario Youth Solve Braille Literacy Crisis”
  • City of Barrie newspaper, “Robotics Launch Featuring Classy Cyborgs”
  • CNIB National Newsletter, “Meet the Classy Cyborgs”