Seok Tin, an award-winning visual artist, writer and teacher, would use the Holman Prize to create a gallery for artists with disabilities.
Nicole, a vocational rehabilitation counselor and YouTube blogger, would use the Holman Prize to interview and adventure with blind and low-vision people in 25 different locations around the United States, compiling the experiences on her YouTube channel, “CraftyBlindChick.”
Sharyl, who is pursuing a postgraduate degree in counseling, would use the Holman Prize to produce a reality TV program in which bosses of large corporations experience simulated blindness.
Joy, a passionate advocate of assistive technology, would use the Holman Prize to attend various accessible tech conferences throughout the United States, and then implement what she has learned on travels across the world.
Vincent, who is originally from Uganda, would use the Holman Prize to travel to Scandinavia to learn more about various accessible technologies, and subsequently teach his peers in California about them.
Christopher, an arboriculturist and tree preservationist, would use the Holman Prize to develop a horticulture curriculum for elementary school students, including giving each student tree seedlings to plant.
Johnny, a Martial Arts trainer, would use the Holman Prize to provide martial arts courses for the blind and visually-impaired community in his native Taiwan.