Recap of Winners from DataFest 2017

As always, the most exciting part of DataFest Sunday is the presentations and subsequent awards. Our illustrious judges presented six teams with awards. Awards included “Best Statistical Interpretation”, “Best Use of External Data”, and “Best Business Insight,” as well as three “Best in Group” prizes from the three parallel sessions and of course the “Best in Show”!

Best in Show and Best in Group (Panel B): DataBest (Smith College)

DataBest: Zainab Aqdas Rizvi, Subashini Sridhar, Ji Young Yun, Ji Won Chung, Van Nguyen

Best in Group (Panel A): ZEST (Mount Holyoke College)

ZEST: Erin Mullin, Tam Tran The, Cheng-Yin Eng, Ngoc Vu

Best in Group (Panel C): Off the GRID (UMass Amherst)

Off the GRID: Vincent Lee, Robert Harris, Elliot DeBruyn, Harley Jean, Evan Moore

Best Statistical Interpretation: Normally Distributed (Smith College)

Normally Distributed: Zixian Li, Angie Dinh, Abby Doctor, Erina Fukuda, Raeesa Alam

Best Use of External Data: Team Br3@d (Amherst College)

Team Br3@d: Laboni Hoque, Lucy Yuan, Fengling Hu, Audrey Cheng, Josh Campbell (Accepted via proxy by Nick Horton)

Best Business Insight: Standard Divination (Smith College)

Standard Divination: Isabella Zhu, Cas Sweeney, Sarah Abowitz, Garcia Sun