Chicago area natives to receive $300K from the Elevate Prize Foundation

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Two Chicago area natives are among the 10 inaugural winners of an award that aims to further their work.
Winnetka native Chad Bernstein, who founded Guitar Over Guns, an organization that combines mentorship and guitar lessons, and 20-year-old Naperville native Trisha Prabhu, inventor of ReThink, an anti-cyberbullying app that has about 500,000 downloads to date and is utilized in 1,500 schools impacting 5 million students, are the local winners of the Elevate Prize, the Elevate Prize Foundation announced on Monday.