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Recap from the 2023 ASA Five College DataFest

It was so good to be back after a four-year layoff! The 7th ASA Five College DataFest featured more than 100 participants from across the Five Colleges. Every participant left the event feeling like a winner. In addition, six teams were awarded prizes.

Best in Show

The Model Mavericks: Clara Li, Nikki Lin, Rose Porta, Quinn White (Smith College) and Kushagra Srivastava (UMass)

The Model Mavericks

Best in Group (Panel A)

The Mammoths: Dasha Asienga, Clara Page, Josue Sanchez Hernandez, and Emma Strawbridge (Amherst College)

The Mammoths

Best in Group (Panel B)

Sexy Data Scientists: Sarah Branch, Yaretsy Castro, Camila Maldonado, Su Than Thar Nyi, and Sonia Paredes (Smith College)

Sexy Data Scientists

Best Infographic

Random Forest Rangers: Ashley Bao, Kevin Dai, Reihaneh Iranmanesh, Sarah Wu, Tina Zhang (Amherst College)

Random Forest Rangers

Best Insight

Group 0: Selena Hong, Sherry Jiang, Ania Serbina, and Will Wang (Amherst College)


Clearest Message

Scotland Koalas: Suhani Chawla, Victor Chen, Trace Lustgarten, and Elana Sadok (UMass)

Scotland Koalas

Congratulations to all of the student participants and thank you to all of the volunteers! We’ll be back next year!!