East Texas High School Idea Challenge

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

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The East Texas High School Idea Challenge is the largest innovation competition in East Texas for high school students. The Idea Challenge is designed to encourage, support, and inspire the next generation of inventors and entrepreneurs with the goal of growing East Texas’ knowledge and economy.

All East Texas high schools are invited to submit teams of 2-5 students to participate in the Challenge. The winning team’s school will receive $2,500, with second place taking home $1,000. The monetary award can be invested in the school’s entrepreneurship and innovation programming. Winning students will earn a scholarship to study at The University of Texas at Tyler.

The winner of the most recent competition was the Simple Mechanics from the University Academy in Palestine who had the brace idea for tremors.

To learn more about this competition and see schedule for upcoming competitions, click here.

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