LevelUP Winter Challenge

Level up your tech skills! Nextech LevelUP is all about getting you to the next place in your CS journey. Whether that is learning more about tech careers, growing your CS skills or attending a specific workshop, Level UP will get your there. Open to 6-12 grade Indiana students statewide, it is built for various levels of CS experience making it available to all.

Win awesome prizes (and learn about tech) as you complete a series of 30-minute achievements during the Nextech LevelUP Winter Challenge. Complete as many of the 30-minute achievements below as you can between NOW and December 19, 2021, you will be rewarded. And, your progress is tracked on the LevelUP leaderboard, so challenge your friends and earn those bragging rights.

PS – Teachers you are eligible to win giftcards too! Check out your leaderboard below. 

Level up your tech skills! Nextech LevelUP is all about getting you to the next place in your CS journey. Whether that is learning more about tech careers, growing your CS skills or attending a specific workshop, Level UP will get your there. Open to 6-12 grade Indiana students statewide, it is built for various levels of CS experience making it available to all.

Win awesome prizes (and learn about tech) as you complete a series of 30-minute achievements during the Nextech LevelUP Winter Challenge. Complete as many of the 30-minute achievements below as you can between NOW and December 19, 2021, you will be rewarded. And, your progress is tracked on the LevelUP leaderboard, so challenge your friends and earn those bragging rights.

PS – Teachers you are eligible to win giftcards too! Check out your leaderboard below. 

Leaderboards

  • Grades 9-12
  • Grades 6-8
  • Teachers

Username School Teacher Number of Achievements Complete Gift Card Amount Completed 4 (AUTO) Completed 8 (AUTO) Completed 12 (AUTO) All 13 (1st, 2nd, 3rd) $50, $30, $20 Completed Survey? ($5) Most on 11/22 ($20) Most on 11/29 ($20) Most on 12/6 ($20) Most on 12/13 ($20) 1st Programming 1st Data Sci 1st CS in Comm 1st History 1st Comp Graphics 1st App Design 1st Digital Citizenship 1st Hardware 1st Cyber 1st AI/ML 1st Web 1st UI/UX 1st Design Thinking Total Achievements
C. Haynes East Noble High School Cindy Joest 13 $195 5 10 20 30 20 0 10 10 10 0 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 228
P. Chitwood The Academy of Science and Entrepreneurship Joann Novak 5 $25 5 10 0 10 0 0
A. Edwards The Academy of Science and Entrepreneurship Joann Novak 2 $0 0 0
L. Mahajan Hamilton Southeastern High School Julie Alano 13 $85 5 10 20 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
T. Thunga Hamilton Southeastern High School Julie Alano 13 $105 5 10 20 50 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
R. Graziano Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
E. Lodico Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
L. Dobrovits Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
J. McKinley Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
H. Visi Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
B. Bayart Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
B. Jackman-koster Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
T. Frazier Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 2 $0 0 0
W. Renschen Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
A. Trzeciak Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
J. Novak Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
K. Bernard Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
J. Hua Hamilton Southeastern High School Julie Alano 2 $0 0 0
N. Zuniga Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
M. Stojakovic Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
M. Pandya Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
P. Schneider Hamilton Southeastern High School Julie Alano 1 $0 0
D. Gerig Hamilton Southeastern High School Julie Alano 1 $0 0
E. Broyles Hamilton Southeastern High School Julie Alano 1 $0 0
K. Scachitti Hamilton Southeastern High School Nick Fishel 1 $0 0
X. Beauchamp Hamilton Southeastern High School Julie Alano 8 $15 5 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
D. Zaldivar Anthis Career Center Alex McKinstry 1 $0 0
N.Lin Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 5 $5 5 0 0 0 0 0
B. Snyder Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
R. Petrovich Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
J. Vanderbok Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 8 $15 5 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
T. Gagliardi Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 2 $0 0 0
J. Orozco Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 3 $0 0 0 0
A. Palm Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
J. Benson Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
G. Bradley Hamilton Southeastern High School Julie Alano 1 $0 0
A. Jakovljevic Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
M. Gacek Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
A. Beauchamp Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 5 $5 5 0 0 0 0 0
T. Polaski Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
J. Steffek Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 2 $0 0 0
K. Chen Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
K. Fieldhouse Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 2 $0 0 0
K. Aharrah Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 0 $0
E. Qian Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 2 $0 0 0
M. Kaur Hamilton Southeastern High School Nick Fishel 11 $15 5 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A. Beck Hamilton Southeastern High School Nick Fishel/ Keri Richardson 6 $5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
D. Humphreys Milan High School 2 $0 0 0
M. Karunamurthy Hamilton Southeastern High School 8 $15 5 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
S. Kambhampati Hamilton Southeastern High School 4 $5 5 0 0 0 0
J. Wooge Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 3 $0 0 0 0
G. Wilkes Hamilton Southeastern High School 1 $0 0
T. Stout Marion High School Rebekah Randall 1 $0 0
T. Nguyen Marion High School Rebekah Randall 4 $5 5 0 0 0 0
L. Kensey Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
D. Laforte Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
B. Gondek Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
L. Limbaga Marion High School Rebekah Randall 4 $5 5 0 0 0 0
C. Chiappetta Carmel High School Carey Anderson 1 $0 0
P. Zurcher Carmel High School Carey Anderson 1 $0 0
R. Welch Carmel High School Carey Anderson 1 $0 0
A. Barton Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 3 $0 0 0 0
N. Hoang Carmel High School Carey Anderson 1 $0 0
E. Holcomb Carmel High School Carey Anderson 1 $0 0
T. Compton Carmel High School Carey Anderson 1 $0 0
L. Munteanu Carmel High School Carey Anderson 1 $0 0
J. Chia Carmel High School Carey Anderson 1 $0 0
J. Sibbitt Carmel High School Carey Anderson 1 $0 0
A. Peltz Carmel High School Carey Anderson 1 $0 0
C.Stuelpe Carmel High School Carey Anderson 1 $0 0
N. Hughes Carmel High School Carey Anderson 1 $0 0
O. Jensen Carmel High School Carey Anderson 1 $0 0
O. Clancy Carmel High School Carey Anderson 1 $0 0
V. Jayasankar Carmel High School Carey Anderson 1 $0 0
M. Leonardo Carmel High School Carey Anderson 1 $0 0
L.Vatistas Carmel High School Carey Anderson 1 $0 0
M. Sisodiya Carmel High School Carey Anderson 1 $0 0
J. Kreitenstein Carmel High School Carey Anderson 1 $0 0
C. Schuman Carmel High School Carey Anderson 1 $0 0
A. Tusib Carmel High School Carey Anderson 1 $0 0
G. Dahl Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
D. Albores Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
J. Randolph Speedway High School Ryan Dunfee 1 $0 0
M. Heron Speedway High School Ryan Dunfee 1 $0 0
M. Lamy Speedway High School Ryan Dunfee 1 $0 0
P. Wells Speedway High School Ryan Dunfee 1 $0 0
A.Telemaque Speedway High School Ryan Dunfee 1 $0 0
J. Chan Speedway High School Ryan Dunfee 1 $0 0
M. Grimes Speedway High School Ryan Dunfee 2 $0 0 0
L. Green Speedway High School Ryan Dunfee 5 $0 0 0 0 0 0
B. Harkin Hamilton Southeastern High School 1 $0 0
P. Marcellus Speedway High School Ryan Dunfee 1 $0 0
E. Givens Speedway High School Ryan Dunfee 1 $0 0
J. Monte Marion High School Rebekah Randall 1 $0 0
E. Akre Marion High School Rebekah Randall 1 $0 0
S. Guillaume Speedway High School Ryan Dunfee 1 $0 0
A. Burrell Speedway High School Ryan Dunfee 1 $0 0
E. Oruahwo Speedway High School Ryan Dunfee 1 $0 0
H. McLeland Speedway High School Ryan Dunfee 1 $0 0
H. Stapish Speedway High School Ryan Dunfee 1 $0 0
G. McCord The Academy of Science and Entrepreneurship Joann Novak 1 $0 0
P. Hawthorne Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
S. Scalzitti Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
R. Keelan Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 3 $0 0 0 0
P Veracco Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
E Seren Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
A Conrath Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 2 $0 0 0
J Mikolanis Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
L Engels Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 1 $0 0
D Erves Lake Central High School Danielle Carr 3 $0 0 0 0
C Alderfer Culver Calantha Miller 1 $0 0
H. Zheng Carmel High School Carey Anderson 1 $0 0

Username School Teacher Number of Achievements Complete Gift Card Amount Completed 4 (AUTO) Completed 8 (AUTO) Completed 12 (AUTO) All 13 (1st, 2nd, 3rd) $50, $30, $20 Completed Survey? ($5) Most on 11/22 ($20) Most on 11/29 ($20) Most on 12/6 ($20) Most on 12/13 ($20) 1st Programming 1st Data Sci 1st CS in Comm 1st History 1st Comp Graphics 1st App Design 1st Digital Citizenship 1st Hardware 1st Cyber 1st AI/ML 1st Web 1st UI/UX 1st Design Thinking Total Achievements
J. Harmeyer Greensburg Community Jr High Dana Calfee 1 $10 10 71
H. Stewart Greensburg Community Jr High Dana Calfee 1 $10 10
P. Campbell Greensburg Community Jr High Dana Calfee 1 $10 10
R. Granger Greensburg Community Jr High Dana Calfee 1 $10 10
R. Springmeyer Greensburg Community Jr High Dana Calfee 1 $0 0
M. Weldishofer Greensburg Community Jr High Brooke Hughes 3 $10 0 0 10
T. Hellmich Greensburg Community Jr High Brooke Hughes 1 $0 0
M. Brewsaugh Greensburg Community Jr High Dana Calfee 1 $0 0
M. Hampton Greensburg Community Jr High Dana Calfee 2 $10 0 10
A. Swineford Greensburg Community Jr High Dana Calfee 1 $10 10
W. Ignasiak Kahler Middle School Coleen Rock 13 $135 5 10 20 50 20 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 10 0
A. Swango Greensburg Community Jr High Brooke Hughes 1 $10 10
K. Adams Greensburg Community Jr High Brooke Hughes 1 $0 0
D. Bladow Greensburg Community Jr High Dana Calfee 1 $0 0
K. Hoyt Greensburg Community Jr High Brooke Hughes 1 $0 0
A. Hobbs Greensburg Community Jr High Brooke Hughes 1 $0 0
A. Boyd Greensburg Community Jr High Dana Calfee 3 $0 0 0 0
J. Follmer Greensburg Community Jr High Dana Calfee 2 $0 0 0
B. Blackburn Milan Middle School Brandy Hicks 1 $0 0
G. Laird Kahler Middle School 4 $15 5 0 0 10 0
E. Walden Greensburg Community Jr High Dana Calfee 1 $0 0
M. Heath Greensburg Community Jr High Dana Calfee 1 $0 0
K. Roell Milan Middle School Brandy Hicks 2 $0 0 0
A. Pogorov Avon Intermediate School East 1 $0 0
L. Church Kahler Middle School Coleen Rock 1 $0 0
J.Calvert Academy for Innovative Studies Brandy Hicks(2) 1 $0 0
D. Williams Avon Intermediate School East 1 $0 0
M. Jimenez Kahler Middle School Coleen Rock 1 $0 0
C. Goslin Milan Middle School Brandy Hicks 1 $0 0
J. Hampton Milan Middle School Brandy Hicks 2 $0 0 0
J. Frohock Kahler Middle School Coleen Rock 2 $0 0 0
E. Welch Milan Middle School Brandy Hicks 2 $0 0 0
L. Jackson Kahler Middle School Coleen Rock 1 $0 0
N. Goff Milan Middle School Brandy Hicks 1 $0 0
J. Blanco Milan Middle School Brandy Hicks 1 $0 0
H. Knueven Milan Middle School Brandy Hicks 2 $0 0 0
A. Agler Milan Middle School Brandy Hicks 1 $0 0
L. Terry Greensburg Community Jr High Dana Calfee 1 $0 0
A. Smith Milan Middle School Brandy Hicks 2 $0 0 0
M. Schwering Greensburg Community Jr High Dana Calfee 1 $0 0
A. Marshall Milan Middle School Brandy Hicks 1 $0 0
A. Rigdon Milan Middle School Brandy Hicks 2 $0 0 0
B. Cox Milan Middle School Brandy Hicks 1 $0 0
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Username School Number of Achievements Complete by Students
Cindy Joest East Noble High School 13
Joann Novak The Academy of Science and Entrepreneurship 7
Julie Alano Hamilton Southeastern High School 40
Danielle Carr Lake Central High School 64
Alex McKinstry Anthis Career Center 1
Nick Fishel Hamilton Southeastern High School 12
Dana Calfee Greensburg Community Jr High 19
Brooke Hughes Greensburg Community Jr High 8
Coleen Rock Kahler Middle School 18
Rebekah Randall Marion High School 11
Ryan Dunfee Speedway High School 19
Brandy Hicks Milan Middle School 19
Carey Anderson Carmel High School 21
Randi Lollis Kahler Middle School 0

DISCLAIMER: We are reviewing the files as they are submitted. Due to the holiday weekend, there may be a lag on updates. However, we review files in the order they are submitted. You will get credit for when you complete. 

DISCLAIMER: If you are caught cheating, you will be disqualified from receiving the prizes and will be removed from the leaderboard. 

Prizes*

AudienceAwardAmount Per
StudentComplete 4 Achievements$5
StudentComplete 8 Achievements$10
StudentComplete 12 Achievements$20
Student and TeacherLeader Board Mondays (4 boards x 4 Mondays) – can only win once and totaled at 8AM ET$20
StudentFirst to Complete (each achievement for both MS & HS)$10
StudentFirst to Complete All 13 – 1st, 2nd, & 3rd places awarded (both MS and HS)$50, $30, $20
Student and TeacherFinal Survey Completed$5
TeacherMost # of students to complete – 1st, 2nd, & 3rd places awarded (both MS and HS)$100, $75, $50
TeacherMost # of Achievements – 1st, 2nd, & 3rd places awarded (both MS and HS)$100, $75, $50
StudentCSEdWeek Special Announcement Prize (check your emails December 5-11)$5
Teacher5/5 Prize = 5 of your students complete 5 achievements each$25

*All prizes will be distributed once you complete all 13 achievements or at the end of the competition on December 19, 2021.

Need help? Email Sarah DeLong at sarah@nextech.org.