Virtual Game Design Challenge Empowered Students to Design a Board, Card, or Dice Game with support from Game Development Professionals

Legends of Learning, Inc., the leading game-based learning platform in the United States, has announced the grand prize and runner-up winners for the OPTAVIA Healthy Habits Game Design Challenge. The competition was the seventh of Legends of Learning’s game-based learning competition series designed to engage kids in interactive and collaborative team-based STEM challenges.

“We are excited to announce the Grand Prize and Runner-Up winners of the OPTAVIA Healthy Habits Game Design Challenge,” said Joshua Goldberg, Co-Founder of Legends of Learning. “After reviewing hundreds of submissions, our judges were especially impressed by the creative and innovative approaches students utilized to engage their players in healthy habits. We greatly appreciate the effort, attention to detail, and creativity all participants put into their submissions. We encourage them and other students throughout the country to participate in future competitions which can be found at https://www.legendsoflearning.com/stem-competitions/.

Legends of Learning and Medifast would like to recognize all of the incredible teachers and parents who assisted their students with this competition!

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The Grand Prize Winners were:

  • Healthgames Studio (Grapevine-Colleyville ISD, TX)
  • Magic Marathon (School District of Manatee County, FL)

The Runner Up Winners were:

  • A Team (Grapevine-Colleyville ISD, Texas)
  • Day One (Johnston County School District, North Carolina)
  • Fantastic Four (West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District, New Jersey)
  • Funny Bunny (Cupertino Union School District, California)
  • Health Is 9000 (Morris School District, New Jersey)
  • Healthy Equals Good! (Morris School District, New Jersey)
  • Healthy Runners (Toronto District School Board, Canada)
  • Survivors of the Healthy (Toronto District School Board, Canada)
  • Town Tendencies (Cobb County School District, Georgia)
  • UnNecessary (Cobb County School District, Georgia)

The Honorable Mentions were:

  • Carrot Guy (Council Bluffs Community Schools, Iowa)
  • Fit Fad! (Ephrata Area School District, Pennsylvania)
  • Game Force (Toronto District School Board, Canada)
  • Healthy Adventures (Wolf Creek Public Schools, Canada)
  • Healthy Habits (Ephrata Area School District, Pennsylvania)
  • Healthy Helpers (Morris School District, New Jersey)
  • lenai and alysha (Cobb County School District, Georgia)
  • Lv1 (Bergen County Technical Schools, New Jersey)
  • Orange (Hamilton County School District, Tennessee)
  • popsicles (Charleston County School District, South Carolina)
  • Salubrious High (Charleston County School District, South Carolina)
  • Sam and Oscar (Charleston County School District, South Carolina)
  • Save Health (New Prague Area Schools, Minnesota)
  • Speedrun (North East Independent School District, Texas)
  • Team Pineapple (School District of Palm Beach County, Florida)
  • Team Team (Toronto District School Board, Canada)
  • The Bunsen Burners (Ephrata Area School District, Pennsylvania)
  • The Dream Team (Round Rock Christian Academy, Texas)
  • The Island Icons (Toronto District School Board, Canada)
  • The Low Budget Company (Toronto District School Board, Canada)

            

 

About Legends of Learning
Legends of Learning is the leading game-based learning platform in the United States, with over 2,000 curriculum-aligned games covering Kt-8th grade science and math. Legends of Learning believes that by working with our human nature to learn through experience and play, we can accelerate the pace of learning for humanity. Legends has over 2 million students using the platform in all 50 states and D.C. Whether you are a 4th grader learning about Fractions or a 7th grader learning about Cell Structure, you can learn more effectively through games on the Legend of Learning platform.

About Medifast
Medifast (NYSE: MED) is the global company behind one of the fastest-growing health and wellness communities, OPTAVIA®, which offers scientifically developed products, clinically proven plans and the support of Coaches and a Community to help Clients achieve Lifelong Transformation, One Healthy Habit at a Time®. Based on more than 40 years of experience, Medifast has redefined direct selling by combining the best aspects of the model. Its community of independent OPTAVIA Coaches has impacted more than 2 million lives and teaches Clients how to develop holistic healthy habits through the proprietary Habits of Health® Transformational System. Medifast was recognized in 2020 and 2021 as one of FORTUNE’s 100 Fastest-Growing Companies and was named to Forbes’ 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America list in 2017. For more information, visit MedifastInc.com or OPTAVIA.com and follow @Medifast on Twitter.