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Community Leader Of The Week:

Grant Carlile is a Startup Weekend Organizer and a high school teacher in Indiana. We love him because he is bringing technology into the classroom.

  • Introduced Google Glass
  • Brought in LeapMotion
  • Coaches a robotics team/club
  • He also competed in first robotics competition and first tech challenge for younger students
  • Inspired 30 students to join the team and 60 in the club total



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