Winners of the 2019 SHINE Illuminator Award
Student 3D Design Competition 

Students put their 3D design skills to the test.

SHINE Medical Technologies held a student-driven design competition to create a 3D object to be used by SHINE as an employee award of excellence, titled The Illuminator Award. This inaugural competition kicked off in the fall of 2018 and concluded on February 2, 2019.  Teams from Janesville’s Edison Middle School and Rock University High School created their 3D printed designs and presented them to a panel of SHINE judges.

Congratulations to Edison Middle School’s Alex Weeks and Aiden Van Tuyl on their winning 3D printed design.

2019 Competition Photo Gallery

The 2019 competition was held for 6th – 12th grade students in the School District of Janesville, private/religious or homeschool students.  The 3D printed object is to be a 100% student-generated design, with no more than four students per team. Teams also were required to present their design in an 8-10 minute presentation.

Detailed dimensions were provided and the following criteria:

  • SHINE-y-ness (most resembles SHINE technology)
  • Usefulness (able to use in daily office life)
  • Innovation/Creativity

Competition Day was held on Friday, February 1, 2019 at the SHINE HQ in downtown Janesville.  The talented winners from Edison Middle School received huge bragging rights and a VIP Behind the Scenes Tour of SHINE Building One with our CEO and Founder, Dr. Greg Piefer.  Edison Middle School also received a financial award for 3D printing supplies!

Special congratulations to Second Place Runner Up, Karl Anderson, from Rock University High School.

Watch for more information this fall for our 2020 competition!

Questions?  Ask Cheryl Peterson, SHINE’s Community and Employee Engagement Manager

Thank you to all the students that participated in our inaugural

2019 SHINE Illuminator Award Student 3D Design Competition.