Fakeaway or Takeaway, you decide!

Congratulations to pupils from St Maurice's High School in Cumbernauld on winning the national #DigiInventorsChallenge 2018

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St Maurice's High school's digital innovation was one of four finalists at the Digi Inventors Challenge 2018 and impressed the judges from Aberlour Childcare Trust, Glasgow City of Science and Innovation, Microsoft, SwarmOnline, TEDxGlasgow and tennis star Andy Murray.

Their idea Fakeaway, is a healthy lifestyle application and social enterprise aiming to educate and promote the importance of healthy eating to young people. The app will show healthy alternatives to takeaways, while providing a weekly shopping list, tailored to the personal budget and dietary requirements of the user.

The pupils were presented with the coveted Digi Inventors Challenge Trophy and the pupils will each received a Microsoft Surface Go with Pen and Type Cover to assist them develop their winning ideas.

James McParland, Head Teacher, St Maurice's High School said: "I would like to offer my congratulations on behalf of our school community to our excellent team of young people who have succeeded in winning the #DigiInventorsChallenge. We are exceptionally proud of them and they have loved being involved in the process and boot camp.

"They are a credit to our school, to their families and to themselves. I must also offer my thanks to Mr David McAloon who supported them brilliantly throughout the process.

"The launch of the Fakeaway app is an exciting development, as is the opportunity to engage with the Digital Health and Care Institute and it is a great opportunity for our young people to celebrate their success by meeting Andy Murray. Without doubt, this experience will be of significant benefit to our young people and inspire them to pursue a career in business."

For more information, visit: www.digiinventors.com

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