VE firm Phoenix Wood of Stockdale High School, California, was featured in the Bakersfield Californian on April 19, 2019 for winning the Social Venture Challenge at VE’s annual gala on April 17, 2019. Students Kamaal Walker, Mikhail Ocampo, Jeyrik Paduga, and Samir Mody will receive $10,000 from BNP Paribas to make their idea a reality.
“Oh, my God, I cannot even describe the feeling . . . I was just fascinated looking at the faces in the crowd.” – Kamaal Walker, Phoenix Wood employee
Read the full story here: “Stockdale High team wins $10,000 Social Venture Challenge in New York City”
See further coverage here from KGET: “Stockdale High team takes home first place, $10,000 in cash“