Two Chattanooga teams make it to final round of Fishackathon competition
Chattanooga, TN (WDEF ) – Some tech-savvy Chattanooga residents help make sure our Oceans don’t run out of an important food source for the planet.
Two teams who worked during the Tennessee Aquarium’s 24-hour "Fishackathon" earlier this month made it to the final round of the international Fishhackathon prize.
One team focused its efforts on the consumer’s role in promoting sustainable seafood, called Sustainable Suppers.
Another Chattanooga team created the "Flood Plain Projector."
Tennessee Aquarium spokesman Thom Benson said that out of the 12 host cities around the world for this year’s Fishackathon, Chattanooga is the only city that ended up with 2 finalists.
Now the teams are competing for a pair of international prizes… The Judge’s Choice Award and People’s Choice Award.
You can help them win the People’s Choice Award by voting online now through July 8th.
Vote for the "Flood Plain Projector" project created by Chattanoogans Sean Brewer, David Duncan and Matthew Chapman here.
Vote for the "Sustainable Supper" project created by Chattanoogans Michael Daily and Ben Schnell, with contributor Logan Bair of Baltimore, here.