Dr. Chrissy Chard,  a faculty member for the Colorado School of Public Health and her colleague Kellie Walters have been announced as finalists in Imagine Colorado, the first ever state-wide innovation challenge. This competition is hosted by the Colorado Innovation Network and LiveWell Colorado. Entrepreneurs were asked to submit programs that connect Colorado’s youth to healthier lifestyles. Smart Fit Girls, Dr. Chard’s program was announced as the first of ten finalists for the competition.

Chard and Walters gave their final pitch for the Imagine Colorado competition on May 17th in front of a panel of judges and a live audience who voted for the winner of $25,000 in cash prizes.

Access more information surrounding the competition here.

Additional coverage from The Source can be found here