This is my experience through HacktoberFest 2017. During this event I managed a whole group 20 students, some from my community club and outside as a Hacktoberfest mentor. It was just awesome. You can read it more about it in my blog here
Prateek is a 3rd year Computer Science student at the IIEST Shibpur, India and currently the Open Source Head of his community called codeIIEST, you can probably find him at listing his twitter or github handle.