PNC Wildcat Pitch Competition Winners Announced

On April 23-24, PNC Bank and the Gatton College presented the PNC Business Innovation Summit. During the PNC Wildcat Pitch Competition on April 24, UK graduate and undergraduate students competed in their division for cash prizes of $5,000 for first place, $3,000 for second place, and $2,000 for third place. Organized by Director of Honors Pathway Programs Dr. Serenity Wright, the event gave students the chance to build their entrepreneurial skills and showcase their business ideas for ground-breaking products and services. 

The final breakdown of the winners is as follows. Congratulations to all! 

Undergraduate Division 
First place: Donor Bridge
Lauren Carter
Nathan Guenther
Macy Mixon
Emily Royster

Second place: Creative Charities
Emily Cooper
Mason Hardesty
Beck O’Daniel
DaShaun Williams
 
Third place: Local Link

Michael Hunter
 
Graduate Division
First place: Cellect Microfluidics
Soroosh Torabi
 
Second Place: Behavior Consultations
Devin Graley
Mark Kruger
 
Third Place: Onn Tap
Ray Li
Christian O’Brien
TJ Slaten
Alanna Stefanek