In the News

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
"#HappeningKids: Tech-Savvy Student Teams Recognized for Breakthrough STEM Technologies" - North DelaWHERE Happening
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
"Design Team Places 5th in Nation in STEM Contest"

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.