2020 Student of the Year Top 3 Finalists

West Mifflin High School
Allegheny County, PA
Progeny Systems
(Business Partner)“The Challenge Program’s assembly ignited something within me. The introduction of a competition within my academics instantly excited me, as I had grown bored with school. Hearing that I would be noticed for my hard work made me want to become a better student.”

Paden City High School
Wetzel County, WV
Murtech, Inc.
(Business Partner)“The Challenge Program has made a tremendous impact on my life. It has helped me realize what I need to do to ensure my future.Things that I didn’t think about when I was younger were suddenly brought to light. People weren’t going to hire me if I didn’t show up to work so I better start showing up to school.”

South Side High School
Butler County, PA
(Business Partner)“The Challenge Program’s theme for the year was simple yet thought-provoking and had instilled a level of confidence within me that I thought I never would possess: Why Not Me? Those 3 words in an instant were able to turn my entire academic career around.”

These 7 Finalists Complete The Top 10

Sainiana Waqanivalu – Brownsville High School
COE Distributing & Ford Business Machines
(Business Partners)

Jayla Morales – Greater Johnstown High School
Quality Life Services Westmont Woods
(Business Partner)

Kaitlyn Maxwell – Everett High School
Clark Contractors (Business Partner)

Cara Augustine – North Star High School
Somerset Trust Company (Business Partner)

Faith Talbot – Butler High School
Deep Well Services (Business Partner)

Koby Bailey – Richland High School
1st Summit Bank (Business Partner)

Libby Skiles – McConnellsburg High School
Gateway Travel Plaza (Business Partner)