Students who accepted this charge entered the Challenge to Change Contest as individuals or teams, generated ideas, and then created projects focused on making their community a better place to live. Students worked closely with community mentors during the year, and are now prepared to pitch their ideas to a panel of judges. The top prize of $1,000 will be awarded to the student or team in each district with the highest scoring project.
The public is encouraged and welcomed to attend the presentation and award events. The Ridgway area students will present their projects on Saturday, March 28th from 11am to 2pm in the Ridgway Area High School cafeteria. The Cameron County students will present their projects on Saturday, April 11th from 10:30am to 2pm at the Cameron County High School Auditorium. Winners will be announced at these events. Please call the CEC at 814-781-3437 to reserve your seat.
The DISCOVER Partnership is the business and education program of the Community Education Center. The DISCOVER Partnership aims to grow the region’s most precious assets – our human capital and talent – by acting as a resource, a conduit, and implementer of career and education awareness programs which involve educators, businesses and the community. The program is funded (in part) by the Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development’s Discovered in PA, Developed in PA grant program.