Clockwise from top left: Janae Cotton, Taylor Hardy, Danielle Walker, and Nia Russell
Four Florida A&M University (FAMU) pre-nursing students will compete in the inaugural Collegiate Brain Busters Alzheimer’s Collaboration Tournament 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 29.
The FAMU team includes Taylor Hardy of Tampa, Danielle Walker of Fort Lauderdale, Janae Cotton of Tallahassee and Nia Russell of Pensacola.
The Alzheimer’s Association’s inaugural Collegiate Brain Buster Tournament features three topics – Alzheimer’s and dementia; brain health and risk reduction; and warning signs and getting a diagnosis. The contest’s goal is to introduce students to brain health and the warning signs of Alzheimer’s.
To compete, students must watch at least one on-demand education video to secure an invitation to compete. With a secured invitation, students will receive a practice Kahoot! game to prepare for the final tournament. Students can watch all three videos to increase theirchances of winning. For students who still want to participate, visit alzmindfl.org/2021/03/05/brainbusters.
The virtual tournament will determine the Inaugural Collegiate 2021 Brain Busters Champion.
Winners get to represent Florida.
For more information, contact Audrey Coachman, program manager for the Alzheimer’s Association, at (850) 583-8758.