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)
Best in Group (Panel A)
The Mammoths: Dasha Asienga, Clara Page, Josue Sanchez Hernandez, and Emma Strawbridge (Amherst College)
Best in Group (Panel B)
Sexy Data Scientists: Sarah Branch, Yaretsy Castro, Camila Maldonado, Su Than Thar Nyi, and Sonia Paredes (Smith College)
Random Forest Rangers: Ashley Bao, Kevin Dai, Reihaneh Iranmanesh, Sarah Wu, Tina Zhang (Amherst College)
Group 0: Selena Hong, Sherry Jiang, Ania Serbina, and Will Wang (Amherst College)
Scotland Koalas: Suhani Chawla, Victor Chen, Trace Lustgarten, and Elana Sadok (UMass)
Congratulations to all of the student participants and thank you to all of the volunteers! We’ll be back next year!!