University students win Your World, Your Vision competition

A team of University students received $10,000 towards a project that won Your World, Your Vision competition hosted by Ernst & Young LLP.

The team was one of three winners among 60 colleges and universities.

According to a press release, the program has earned the support of the Champaign Park District, Governor Pat Quinn and First Lady Michelle Obama.

The program consists of creating a community garden in a low-income neighborhood. Residents would be able to rent plots of land to grow their own food and improve the ecology of the community.

The team is composed of Cameron Blaydes, Erin Harper, Steven Heiss, Sibel Leblebici, Victoria Ngo-Lam, Diana Rechenmacher and Jonathan Weisman.