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Our Mission:
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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I would like to thank your company for your support of The Challenge Program and giving me the inspiration and dedication to attend school each day. Even though there would be times when I would not feel well or sleep in -- I knew I had to show up each day

Nicholas S., 2014 Attendance winner - Greene County CTC

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Believe. Reach. Achieve.

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:

Wednesday, February 11th 2015 -- New Staff Member + Upcoming Events

TCP welcomes welcomes Sara Deyarmin as our new manager of program development for West Central PA. Deyarmin will be responsible for servicing our participating high schools in Cambria, Blair, Somerset, & Indiana counties and for recruiting new business partners in those territories. If you would like more information about partnering with The Challenge Program, Inc., please contact Sara at

We've got plenty of upcoming events to be excited about in 2015. First up is our inaugural Connect with Tech event, which will be held at the LeMont Restaurant atop historic Mt. Washington on March 19. There, school educators will have the opportunity to network with tech vendors from the PEPPM and COSTARS lists to discover innovative technology solutions for their district. Attendance is FREE for educators. To register for the event, click here.

Our Crystal Owl Gala is set for April 30, 2015. This year, we'll be holding the event at the Carnegie Music Hall in Pittsburgh. Check back for more details -- you won't want to miss it!

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