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Utah's Top Student Entrepreneurs Honored

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March 19, 2013

The Utah Student 25 has announced its 2013 winners, representing the best and the brightest student entrepreneurs from colleges and universities across Utah. In its fourth year, the Utah Student 25 recognizes the achievements of student entrepreneurs, the innovative companies they founded and their contribution to the Utah economy.

Underwater Audio, an iPod Shuffle waterproofing and reselling company founded by a BYU student, was honored as the top student-founded business in Utah at an awards gala held Thursday evening at the University of Utah’s Rice-Eccles Tower in Salt Lake City.

“The students who participated in this year’s Utah Student 25 program have incredible energy and business savvy,” said John Richards, founder of the Utah Student 25. “These student entrepreneurs are nothing short of amazing. These young people are enrolled full time in school and have set their minds and efforts to channeling what they are learning to build businesses and brands. What’s even more impressive is these students are helping drive the economy, and many provide employment to Utah families and fellow students.”

The 2013 Utah Student Top 25 are:

  1.  Underwater Audio. Scott Walker, Todd Walker: Brigham Young University
  2. Arrowstorm Entertainment LLC, Jason Faller, Kynan Griffin: Brigham Young University
  3. The Car Depot LLC, Lance Wakefield: Brigham Young University
  4. iQue Repair, KC Kelly, Morgan McKell, Vinny Digirolamo: Salt Lake Community College
  5. KISSTIXX, Dallas Robinson, Mike Buonomo: Utah Valley University
  6. Cart Ninja, Jordan Garn, Dallin Bruun: Brigham Young University
  7. Utah Organics, LLC, Doug Deakin, Levi Grover, Michael Deakin: Utah State University
  8. The Awful Waffle, Ashley Wakefield, Lance Wakefield: Brigham Young University
  9. Exceleration Tumbling and Cheer, Brooke Wilde, Whitney Stiggins: Utah Valley University
  10. Monolith Management, LLC, Chris Kilbourn: Westminster College
  11. Splash Marketing, Tucker Davis: Brigham Young University
  12. H.M. Cole, LLC, Daniel McConkie, Michael McConkie, Cole Harris, Hayden Bryant: Brigham Young University
  13. Utah Valley Lawn Care, Tyler D. Babb: Utah Valley University
  14. PrizedPearls, Jonathan Carroll, Tim Enger: Brigham Young University
  15. Utah Ski Homes, Jacob Stansfield, Utah Valley University
  16. ME Crepes LLC, Mark Ercanbrack: Brigham Young University
  17. Nice Guys Lending Services, Inc., Jason Wilde: Brigham Young University
  18. Alpine Window Washing LLC, Austin Andreason, Joshua Oaks: Utah Valley University
  19. Grass Masters Landscape Maintenance, LLC, Matt Brown, Utah State University
  20. BesideYouForever.com, Matt Sutherland, Zarin Ficklin: Weber State University
  21. Fine Grain, Levi Price, Eric Rea: Brigham Young University
  22. Lighthouse Management, Lance Wakefield: Brigham Young University
  23. Solase Massage, Terry Sharp, Christina Sharp: Brigham Young University
  24. AppVantage, Brady Anderson, Barima Kwarteng: Brigham Young University
  25. Mission Essential, Jason Van Camp, Matt Chaney, Shane Sherman: Brigham Young University

The following were recognized as Utah Student Emerging Companies, which are defined as stellar companies with less than six months in operation.

  • AppRaptors, Austin Smythe, JD Tueller, Sean Huntington: Brigham Young University
  • NW Artisan Hardware, Chase Norton, Daniel Wright: University of Utah
  • FiberFix, Spencer Quinn, Chris Quinn, Derek Rowley, Reed Quinn, Eric Childs: Brigham Young University
  • HQ, Zarin Ficklin, Matt Sutherland: Weber State University

 

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