- Lea Gilbert, Arts Management & Entrepreneurship
- Nathan Koerschner, Mathematics
Bridge the Gap won first place in the 2018 UNCA Social Enterprise Competition. Their goal is to help senior citizens, especially homebound individuals, connect with youth.
Nathan has continued to work on the issues that face seniors and is now focusing on addressing social isolation through a community learning solution. He is doing this through undergraduate research and independent work on the company he has founded, called Befriend Learning.