Join us at St. Edward High School April 25-27, while teams work to build prototype solutions for their Veteran teammate.
Meet the 2019 CAMVETS Veteran Participants
: Army Veteran, Brett loves to handcycle, especially with his kids. It’s just difficult now for him to transfer himself from his wheelchair to the handcycle. He’s looking for a device to help him to do so on his own.
: Injured in the Army, Chris is about to be a father and he doesn’t want his disability to limit his involvement in his child’s life. He is looking for a device that will allow him to get down on the floor and play with his baby.
: Former United States Marine Corps Sergeant, James is now a disabled strength sports competitor. He competes with his one working arm, but dreams of using both arms to lift the legendary Husafell stone.
: A survivor of Military Sexual Trauma during her time in the Army, Ginger struggles with PTSD symptoms. She is looking for technological tools to help guide her through coping mechanisms that she can use throughout the day.
: Army Veteran, Todd is a bilateral hand amputee and is looking for the right solution to control his devices. He has not been able to check his email in over a year, yet he wants to go back to school.
: As a result of a gunshot wound during his time in the Marine Corps, Lee is a quadriplegic and would like to have more independence. He wants to be able to control his devices to read and watch movies on his own.
: Veteran of the Israeli Counter Terror Unit, Uzi looking for a glove or alternative device to provide pain relief and relaxation in his hands while he sleeps.