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The Challenge Program, Inc.'s mission is to partner with businesses to motivate high school students both in and out of the classroom. This partnership creates good habits in students and provides businesses with tangible results for their investments.

TCP is proudly represented in 4 states (PA, OH, MD, WV)! Our state resource center:

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This partnership has allowed for open dialoge [with businesses] and increased opportunities to occur that would not have happened otherwise.

Richard J Bernazzoli, Superintendent - Portage Area School District

Believe. Reach. Achieve.

Crystal Owl 2014 Set for May 1>>

The Challenge Program, Inc. awards 10th, 11th and 12th grade students in five categories: Attendance, Academic Improvement, Academic Excellence, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and Community Service.

Latest Challenge Program News:

Tuesday, April 8th 2014 -- April Features & Crystal Owl Info

This month, we've got some very special features for you to enjoy! Our April Featured Students are our three Student of the Year finalists: Tony Anthony of Portage Area High School, Ryan Geyer of Ridgway High School and Quorteze Levy of Washington High School. TCP congratulates all three of these young men for their hard work and achievements!

Our Featured Educator this month is a true champion for his students, his school and TCP: Adam Wilfong, guidance counselor at Shanksville-Stonycreek High School. Find out why in our Featured Educator article.

We're coming up on our busiest season here at TCP, and one event we're looking forward to is our Crystal Owl Community Partner Award Dinner on May 1 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Green Tree (Pittsburgh). In addition to a special visit from VIP guest Mark Melancon of the Pittsburgh Pirates, we'll be honoring a business partner, student and two educators at the event. Find out more about the event by calling our main office at (814) 533-7401 or emailing us at On Twitter? Use #crystalowl14 to follow the event.

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