DataFest 2024 wraps up!

What a wonderful weekend with some extraordinary students from across Connecticut and Massachusetts. A big thank you to our volunteer consultants and our judging panel. This was our biggest DataFest event yet, with 85 registered participants. We hope to see many returning faces next year.

And congratulations to our award-winning teams!

Best Data Story: Manolis’s Mavericks – Wesleyan University – Rishi Bhagat, Evan Wacks , and Ben Sheriff

Best Data Insight: Desirable Goats – Wesleyan University – Caleb Henning, Cheyenne McLaskey, Drew Olsen, and Priyanshu Pokhrel

Best Data Visualization: Team DataHuskies – University of Connecticut – Sana Gupta, Isabelle Perez, Lucy Liu, Mathew Chandy, and Joshua Lee

Best Data-Driven Recommendation: The Sticky Notes: Will Walsh, Tara Pandey, Kenny Mai, Brynne Barnard-Bahn, and Alena Chen