CLEVELAND, Ohio – University of Mount Union freshman Gabby Cataloni ’22, a computer engineering major of Hermitage, Pennsylvania, placed third in the regional qualifier for the worldwide Entrepreneurs Organization’s Global Student Entrepreneurs Awards (EOGSEA) on December 1.
Cataloni represented Sole Armour, a product created by a student company that is designed to protect the feet of people with diabetes who suffer from peripheral neuropathy. The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke defines peripheral neuropathy as, “…referring to the many conditions that involve damage to the peripheral nervous system, the vast communication network that sends signals between the central nervous system and all other parts of the body.”
Students from eight regional institutions competed for the $2,000 in total prize money. Cataloni’s third place finish the best result from any Mount Union in the history of the competition.
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