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University students win first annual hackathon at Georgia Tech

HackGT first-place winners, from left to right, Nathan Dolph, Kevin Scheer, Keagan McClelland and Kevin Jasieniecki hold a giant check in front of Triangle Fraternity that represents one of their prizes. The $50,000 on the check is an investment for the team and the future of their first-place winning software service, Pick Me Up.

By Taylor Lucero

October 8, 2014

“You know, if we win, I’m going to puke.” Keagan McClelland, senior in Engineering, said this before the winners were announced at the first hackathon, HackGT, at Georgia Institute of Technology, otherwise known as Georgia Tech. McClelland said his nerves were not entirely because of the upcoming...