UE's High School Changemaker Challenge

Compete in UE’s High School Changemaker Challenge for a chance at a 4-year full-tuition scholarship! Form a team of up to 3 students and propose an idea to make the world or your community a better place. We provide coaching and training on 1) social innovation, 2) creative problem-solving and ideation, 3) connecting with stakeholders and partners, 4) identifying costs and developing sustainable solutions, and 5) delivering effective pitches. The event is judges by local business, education, and community leaders. It is sponsored by area business, civic organizations, and individual donors. More information coming soon!

UE High School Changemaker Challenge 2020-2021 RESULTS

Social & Environmental Justice

  1. Grace Davidson – North High School, Evansville, IN; Helping victims of sexual assault receive compassionate care

  2. Ilya Budd – Arcola High School, Arcola, Illinois; Rethinking recycling

  3. Barak Hall – Evansville Christian School, Evansville, IN; Sustainable housing


  1. Patricia Solliday – White River Valley High School, Switz City, IN; Portable health care for the elderly

  2. Ali Scott – Northeastern High School, Richmond, IN; Basic health care for K-12 kids in need

  3. Omaima Khan – Signature School, Newburgh, IN; Clean needle exchange

Watch the awards ceremony

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