A Program for All Students
The Challenge Program, Inc.’s mission is to build sustainable Business/Education partnerships while introducing students to careers in their communities. This partnership contributes to workforce and economic development by motivating students to develop the solid work habits required to succeed in school and in their future careers.
"One of the biggest challenges for people in the industry is attracting qualified young people. We can get into schools and get exposure,
and at the same time reward the things that are important to both educators and the workforce."
- Shawn Kaufman, Riggs Industries
Success Starts Here
Meet Our Alumni
"I can honestly attribute my amazing 10-year career to The Challenge Program, Inc...I’ve written a bi-weekly since 2006."
- Kayla Pongrac, Community Service Winner, Shade Central High School, PA
Writer, Daily American
“FTS International is proud to support The Challenge Program, Inc. with its mission to motivate Pennsylvania students to reach their potential. This partnership is aligned with the goals of our corporate responsibility program, which focuses on supporting STEM education initiatives. Beyond monetary contributions, The Challenge Program, Inc. allows us to make a bigger impact by participating in career days and other activities that provide a forum for our professionals to give back to the community directly.”
Hear our participating businesses, educators, and students talk about the program.