Here's who won the 2015 #PHLGeekAwards - Technical.ly Philly

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Aug. 17, 2015 7:59 am

Here’s who won the 2015 #PHLGeekAwards

Also announced at the Saturday gala: a new, $2,000 grant fund to “help advance a geeky mission or two.”

This year's hardware.

(Photo by Bastiaan Slabbers/for NewsWorks)

After five years honoring the city’s best and brightest, the Philadelphia Geek Awards announced Saturday night at its 2015 ceremony the launch of a $2,000 “Geek Grant” fund to go towards a local individual or organization.

The announcement was made by Geek Awards founder Eric Smith near the end of an energetic ceremony featuring opera-singing presenters, Spider-Man cufflinks, magic tricks and a steady clip of awkward, funny acceptance speeches.

Smith told Technical.ly that the grant was possible because the volunteer-run organization ran a surplus this year. The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture & Creative Economy is also providing half of the funding.

Apply for a PHL Geek Grant

See the full list of 2015 winners below:

Find more coverage at NewsWorks.

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