June 1, 2021 Achievements

SCCSD Students Participate in SCGO Innovation Grow Entrepreneurial Competition

Innovation Market Logo for Sioux City GO 2021

In May, Sioux City Community School District students from East, North, and West high schools participated in the Sioux City Growth Organization’s Innovation Grow Entrepreneurial Competition for students. All participants are members of the Sioux City Career Academy Business Entrepreneurship pathway.

See the names below for a complete list of Sioux City Community School District participants and corresponding business ideas.


1st Place – Lock Clock:

An app to help students lock out distractions by other apps in order to stay focused and limit procrastination.

Melissa Gomez, North High School
Rebecka Lynn, East High School
Rehman Mian, East High School

2nd Place – The Gas App:

A new app for keeping up to date with gas prices, electric car charging stations, car washes, and repair shops.

Carter Bertrand, North High School
Alex Johnson, East High School

3rd Place – Meganography:

A wedding and senior photography business looking to expand into elopement and destination weddings.

Megan Thompson, East High School

Additional Participants:

Reminders That Care:

Dalany Dolan, West High School


Drew Benson, West High School
Bereket Ware, East High School
Favian Zaragoza, West High School


Jeriah Thomas, West High School

Thynking: Tania Calleja, East High School
Brisa Rivera, East High School
Elly Rosauer, East High School


Hermon Alemu, North High School
Josh Etherington, East High School
Daniel Nguyen, North High School
Chris Verdin, West High School
Gissel Zamora-Montoya, North High School