2007 Winners

The first BIG Idea Competition was a BIG success with 101 entries involving 144 high school students from 10 area schools! The BIG Idea Committee and Absolutely! Aberdeen would like to congratulate this year’s winners who received over $4,000 in cash and scholarships:

2007 Winners

SEATED: Kaitlyn Randall, Sarah Giese and Kelsey Hofer.
STANDING: JoEllen Lindner, Presentation College; Chad Evans, Absolutely! Aberdeen; Kristin Payne; Brooke Feickert; Dr. David Chown, Northern State University; Katie Tschappat; Megan Hoffman; Michael Rohrbach; Michael Holkesvik; Miranda Bitz; Kelly Weaver, Small Business Development Center; and Amanda Flint.

First Place:
Tennis Mania
Kaitlyn Randall and Sarah Giese of Aberdeen Roncalli High School
Second Place:
The Fifties Diner and Drive-In Movie Theater
Miranda Bitz and Amanda Flint of Aberdeen Central High School
Third Place:
Hub City Party Planners
Kristin Payne of Leola High School

Other Finalists

Womens Tools
Michael Holkesvik of Aberdeen Central High School
Nifty Nannies
Megan Hoffman of Leola High School
Bow-Wow Dog Services
Brooke Feickert of Leola High School
Java Jive Coffee
Katie Tschappat of Leola High School
H & R Cleaning
Michael Rohrbach and Kelsey Hofer of Aberdeen Central High School

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BIG Idea 2007 Competition Awards Presentation: