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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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Everyone looked forward to the program in high school the past few years, and it adds some excitement to the work we do both in and out of the classroom.

Emily S., 2014 Community Service winner - Karns City High School

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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, March 25th 2015 --
Announcing Sponsorship and Ticket Package Information for the 2015 Crystal Owl Gala!

Please join us for The Challenge Program, Inc.'s signature fundraising event, The Crystal Owl Gala, on Thursday, April 30th at the historic Carnegie Music Hall in Pittsburgh.

We are pleased to announce that this year's event will include an open bar, food stations, live entertainment, a silent auction featuring a diamond shower, and an inspirational program announcing The Challenge Program, Inc.'s 2015 Student of the Year.

2015 Sponsors:
PNC Bank - Diamond Sponsor
Synergy Real Estate - Emerald Sponsor
CDM Smith - Ruby Sponsor

For more information about sponsorships and ticket packages, click here.

Questions? Contact Mark Burnett, Director of Major Gifts and Events, at 412-726-8689 or

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Thursday, November 14th 2013 --

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