Relive the 2021 Finals!

Watch the full recording below!

Congratulations to this year’s winners!

Commercial Enterprise Category

1st Place
Greener Packaging
Madalyn Fry


2nd Place
Speed Swipe
Micah Fazekas


3rd Place
Safe N’ Tasty
Caroline Dawson


4th Place
Shelton Brower


5th Place
Mark Wilhelm


Social Enterprise Category

1st Place
Peter Judge


2nd Place
Kids Too
Molly McCommons


3rd Place
Code Purpose
Logan Richardson


Grove City Foundation Social Impact Prize

Code Purpose
Logan Richardson


Fan Favorite Award

Gus Minotto


Congratulations to all of this year’s finalists! You did an amazing job!


  • Safe n’ Tasty | Caroline Dawson ’25 Entrepreneurship
  • Allergy Stick | Drake Muir ’25 Business Economics
  • Keep Yo Capo | Jenna Knepper ’22 Marketing
  • Greener Packaging | Madalyn Fry ’23 Biology
  • Epi-let | Mark Wilhelm ’23 Entrepreneurship
  • Divine Creation | Mia White ’25 Design and Innovation
  • Speed Swipe | Micah Fazekas ’25 Marketing
  • H2Only | Shelton Brower ’24 Marketing
  • ShowerRite | Sierra Nagy ’23 Business Management
  • Adjustable Window Screen | Victor Schultz ’25 Design and Innovation


  • Broken Light | Emma Whiteford ’24 English
  • Vibe | Gus Minotto ’23 Biblical and Religious Studies
  • Code Purpose | Logan Richardson ’24 Computer Science
  • Kids Too | Molly McCommons ’25 Undecided
  • Culinary Corrections Co | Oliver Schwarz ’25 Entrepreneurship
  • Mosquitocide | Peter Judge ’25 Computer Science

Thank you to our sponsors!

2021 Judges


Colleen Albright

Chief Operating Officer

Right Management –

Great Lakes Region

John Henne ’89

President & Owner

Henne Jewelers

Dane Mossgrove ’16


Cooper Tire & Rubber Company


Dorene Powell

Vice President, The Grove City Foundation

Board Member, The Community Foundation of Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio



Many thanks to all of the Reviewers who watched and evaluated the student pitches in Round 2!

Toby Basalla
Tiffany Bicek
Cliff Blendermann
Chris Botting
John Brier
Jonathan Brutt
Justin Bushko
Tim Colussy
Leslie Craven
Dan Creston
Jeff Curran
Brad Dearborn
Kris Deemer
Lisa DiFalco
Jay DiNucci
Rachel Ellison
Ruth Entwistle
Sondra Fisher
Kim Ford
Collin Foster
RJ Fryan
Chuck Gaetano
Dennis Gilfoyle
Jennifer Gilliland
Curt Given

Brian Gongaware
Glenn Grossman
John Holt
Jordan Horst
William Howell
Edward Huttenhower
Robert Keller
Andrew Kmiec
Karolina Lagerquist
Beth Lepore
Marjorie Loresch
Evan Lowe
Bill Lucas
Kim Marks
Beth Marraccini
Dean Marraccini
Wendy Marshall
Lauren Marts
Drew McCandless
Glenn McDonald
Scott McDowell
Winifred McGee
Alan Mesches
Ronald Miller
Brian Montgomery

Scott Moran
Jeff Moxie
Curt Newill
Victoria O’Brien
Elisabeth O’Brien
Susan Parrett
Robin Parsons
Mark Pentz
Levi Roberts
Steven Roman
Kelly Shields
Joshua Shull
Neil Skoriak
Bill Smith
Zachary Smith
Steve Solman
Heather Starcher
Cameron Suorsa
Allyson Sveda
Ben Tobias
Brenda Vinton
Joshua Weatherstone
Steve Wickman
James Will
Lesley Winfield