Montana Teenpreneur Challenge Winners 2017-2018


Shining a spotlight on high school entrepreneurs across Big Sky Country


We wish to thank Governor Bullock and Lt. Governor Cooney for hosting our awards celebration on April 18th at the Capitol.


 Click on the hyperlinked business name to watch the winning videos. To read the supporting documentation of 1st Place winners, click on their "written summary."

1ST PLACE - Co-winner1st-CMR-Stene& Birch

Students: Logan Stene & Emily Birch

Teacher: Travis Crawford

School: C. M. Russell High School

Business: Reduce Onset Concussion "ROC" Guards, "written summary"

Concept: Mouthguards that transmit contact forces to athletic trainers



1st-TB-Stewart-Olsen-Madden1ST PLACE - Co-winner

Students: Savanna Stewart, Abbi Olsen & Michaela Madden

Teacher: Jody Sandru

School: Twin Bridges High School

Business: Leave Alert, "written summary"

Concept: An app that sends text updates to loved ones along a pre-determined route.



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2ND PLACE - Co-winner

Student: Isaac Bendon

Teacher: Destiny Howser

School: Sheridan Public Schools

Business: Trash Dash

Concept: Social enterprise helping aging rural populations to haul trash and large items to collection sites.


2nd-SPS-Driscoll2ND PLACE - Co-winner

Student: Jasmine Driscoll

Teacher: Destiny Howser

School: Sheridan Public Schools

Business: Elk Horn Express

Concept: The only drive-through and delivery service coffee shop between Twin Bridges and Virginia City.



3rd-GCDHS-Gibson-RRRyan3rd Place - Co-winner

Students: Jenna Gibson, Brynn Ryan & Rachel Ryan

Teacher: Beth Lawrence

School: Garfield County District High School

Business: The Clemper by Cleanse, Inc.

Concept: All-in-one soiled clothing management system for small residences and those with physical or health-related issues.



 3rd Place - Co-winner

Student: Zane Bowey

Teacher: Destiny Howser

School: Sheridan Public Schools

Business: ZB Braiding

Concept: Montana-made custom reins for ranching community, rodeo competitors & natural horsemanship programs using Internet sales