2013 National Champions

Winners of the 2013 National Web Design Competition Announced

The not-for-profit Webprofessionals.org association is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 National Web Design Contest.

The Web design contest challenged high school and college students from around the U.S. to work in teams of two to a number of challenges that would support a fully functional Web site.

2013 National Web Design Winners

Challengers documented their progress as they demonstrated their skills in Web Programming (HTML, XHTML and CSS), Web graphics, Web site design, Web accessibility and usability, Web site management, project management, presentation, Web multimedia and equally important professionalism.

2013 web design winners

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A panel of experts from the Web professional community based their winning selection on the following criteria developed by the WebProfessionals.org organization:

* Graphics: Overall Visual Appeal
* Graphics: Mechanical Aspects
* Design and Layout: Look & Feel
* Design and Layout: Navigation
* Programming: Compatibility
* Programming Code Structure & Design
* Scaffolding of Process – Diagram/Flowchart
* Richness of Process – Interview
* Written Exams
* Professionalism – Presentation, Interview and Submission

Winners at the Secondary/High School level include:

Team C (consisting of Christian Sweeney, Nick Taylor)
High School Lake Havasu High School
Gold Lake Havasu City, AZ

Team AB (consisting of Jody Pham, Michael Huebner)
High School Southwest Career & Technical Academy
Silver Las Vegas, NV

Team AC (consisting of Solomon Rubin, Anita Viggh)
High School Minuteman RHS
Bronze Lexington, MA

Team A (consisting of Tyler Johnson, Katie Mosteller)
College/Postsecondary Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Gold Perkinston, MS

Team B (consisting of David Gillette, Shawn A Dolen)
College/Postsecondary Salt Lake Community College
Silver Salt Lake City, UT

Team I (consisting of Ryan Teskey, Kyle Stafford)
College/Postsecondary Spokane Community College
Bronze Spokane, WA

$75,000 in education scholarships and prizes were generously provided by the following list of contributors:

* The Art Institute
* WebProfessionals.org

The Web Design Contest provides quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. It builds and reinforces self-confidence, work attitudes and communications skills. It emphasizes total quality at work, high ethical standards, superior work skills, life-long education and pride in the dignity of work.

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