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Media Highlights: 2017 High School and College Design Challenge

High School Division

Concord High School (Wilmington, Delaware) - Waggies by Maggie and Friends
"Three-Time Finalist Concord High School Clinches Spot in SourceAmerica’s National Engineering Competition" - SourceAmerica
"Concord High School Wins National Engineering Competition" - Town Square Delaware
"Concord HS Wins National Engineering Competition Second Year in Row" - Delaware Public Media
Copley High School Teams 1 and 2 (Copley, Ohio) - Weaver ProPak and Weaver SecurShred
"Salt, Pepper and Band Saws: How High School Students are Improving the Workplace for People with Disabilities" - SourceAmerica
"Copley HS Teams in National Engineering Finals" -
Shawnee Mission Northwest High School (Shawnee, Kansas) - Olathe East High School
"A Teaching Moment: Design Challenge Competitors Provide an Educator with Disabilities Accessibility and Independence" - NewsCastic
"Engineering Project Becomes Game Changer for Teacher" - The Kansas City Star
Wethersfield High School (Wethersfield, Connecticut) - CW Resources
“From the Classroom to Capitol Hill: Wethersfield High School Finalists Head to SourceAmerica Design Challenge Championship” - SourceAmerica

College Division

California State University, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, California)
“CSULA Students Go LEAN to Improve the Workplace for People with Disabilities” - SourceAmerica
Lawrence Technical University (Southfield, Michigan) - Services to Enhance Potential
“More Twist, Less Shout: Design Challenge Team Creates Inclusive Assembly Solution” - KEEN Engineering Unleashed
Ohio University (Athens, Ohio) - SW Resources
"Equalizing the Workplace: Ohio University Students Enable Greater Success for People with Disabilities through SourceAmerica Design Challenge" - SourceAmerica
"Mechanical Engineering Students Demonstrate Designs that Create for Good" - Ohio University
"Mechanical Engineering Students Take Second Place in National Assistive Technology Competition" - Ohio University

Design Challenge Wrap-Up

"Design Challenge Winners Put Spotlight on Benefits of Workplace Tech for PWD" - SourceAmerica

The 2016-2017 Design Challenge registration is now closed.

Contact Charissa Garcia at to be added to our email list for next year’s competition which opens in August 2017.