OUR CHALLENGERS

Alcia & Ayana,16

Burlington, NJ

“Exploring the Lives of Geishas”

“I learned that taking a different course doesn’t mean I did anything wrong, but rather I’m deepening my learning and experiences by having to draw up another plan.”

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My Journey:: “Exploring the Lives of Geishas”
My Documentation: 1 2 3 4 5 6
My Application: PPT

Alexis,16

Wilmington, DE

“A Journey Into Culture”

“The experience of the journey feels different because it is an assignment I assign myself. I don’t have any rules or guidelines. It gives me more freedom...Here, there are no rights or wrongs and you are doing it for yourself.”

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My Journey: “A Journey Into Culture” (Culture and Education)
My Documentation: PDF
My Application: PDF

Alphina,16

Claymont, DE

“Feeding the Homeless”

“I feel like honestly this is one of the biggest things I have ever done. I am very proud of it. I reached my goals and I feel inspired. I knew I always wanted to help others, and this Challenge gave me a chance to see how things work.”

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My Journey: “Feeding the Homeless”
My Documentation: YouTube
My Application: PDF

 

Ashley, 17

New York, NY

“$300 and a Dream of a Fashion Business”

Brandon, 16

Philadelphia, PA

“A Study of Education”

Brian, 16

Wilmington, DE

“302 P.E.R.C”

“This learning journey helped me step out of my comfort zone…and grow as a person.”

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My Journey: “$300 and a Dream of a Fashion Business”
My Journey Presentation: PDF
My Application: PDF
My Application Presentation: Video

“I really felt like I was in charge of my own learning, which is not something that I get to do in school.”

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My Journey: “A Study of Education”
My Guide: Google Doc
My Application: JPG
My Application Presentation: Video

“The focus on learning in the Challenge was really important because it helped me realize what I was being taught in my own experiences.”

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My Journey: “302 P.E.R.C”
My Song, Valentine's Day: MP3
My Application: PDF
My Application Presentation: Video

 

Cyntiche, 15

New Castle, DE

“The Art of Drawing”

“The Learning Challenge gave me more confidence to go after my interests.”

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My Journey: “The Art of Drawing”
My Journey Presentation: PDF
My Application: PDF
My Application Presentation: Video

Darnell,17

Wilmington, DE

“My Dream Through a Lens”

“Working around problems and issues is something that I learned because I never have to do that in school. That is going to be useful to me in life. Life has obstacles and you have to work around it.”

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My Journey: “My Dream Through a Lens” (Cinematography)”
My Video: YouTube
My Photo Gallery: Google Photos

Eddie,15

Willingboro, NJ

“Chatbot Experience”

“The Challenge was the first time that I stepped in to fill a leadership void. This felt super different. That was a valuable part of this experience... It changed the way I saw myself.”

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My Journey: “Chatbot Experience” (Coding)
My Documentation: Word
My Application:PDF

 

Elicia,15

Jackson, NJ

“The Plastic Journey”

“I was successful because I not only got what I wanted, but I got so much more. I learned much more than I thought I would.”

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My Journey: “The Plastic Journey” (Plastic Surgery)
My Documentation: PPT
My Application: PDF

Emountey, 16

Newark, DE

“Police and Community Together (PACT)”

“This is trial and error learning. I had to propel myself forward and find solutions. I had to find ways to communicate effectively...and convince people to work with me.”

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My Journey: “Police and Community Together (PACT)” (Social Justice/Police Relations)
My Documentation: Poster   Photo
My Application: M4A

Ethan, 16

Wilmington, DE

“Build it Cheaper”

“It’s given me an entirely new level of self-confidence that I really didn’t have before.”

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My Journey: “Build it Cheaper”
My Light Box: Video
My Application: PDF
My Application Presentation: Video

 

Jada, 15

Wilmington, DE

“Operation Empowerment”

“Practice is needed, but no one likes to practice. I did though and now I feel more experienced and confident.”

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My Journey: “Operation Empowerment” (Empowerment of Girls)
My Book: PDF
My Application: PDF

Jaida,15

Jackson, NJ

“The Mental Effects of Bullying”

“I was the boss of it. I was able to make the decisions and take it where I wanted it to go. It was my own. This is the only time in my life where I have ever had this type of opportunity.”

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My Journey: “The Mental Effects of Bullying”
My Documentation: PPT
My Application: PDF

Jordan, 16

Philadelphia, PA

“Connections”

“Leading this journey means to me that people can achieve anything they set their mind to.”

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My Journey: “Connections”
Some of My Code: TXT
My Application: PDF
My Application Presentation: Video

 

Jordyn,15

Willingboro, NJ

“4Teen Informative”

“It has been helpful to know other Challengers.. We support each other and encourage each other. We share how we do things and we help each other when we can.”

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My Journey: "4Teen Informative"
My Website: https://4teeninformative.com/

Julia, 17

Wilmington, DE

Mixing & Mastering: A Tuneful Track

“I wanted to learn about this topic of mixing music for such a long time and the Learning Challenge gave me the space and resources I needed.”

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My Journey: “Mixing & Mastering: A Tuneful Track”
Pictures From My Journey: Gallery
My Application: PDF
My Application Presentation: Video

Justine,16

Bear, DE

“Empowering Others Through Fashion”

“I am more confident in myself now, and have learned to make more executive decisions because of my experience in the Challenge. It has given me the confidence and motivation to move my business forward.”

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My Journey: “Empowering Others Through Fashion”
My Documentation: Photo Gallery
My Etsy Store: URL
My Application: PDF

 

Kenyetta, 16

Gwynn Oak, MD

“My Classical Photography”

“(From the Challenge), I learned that I can’t rely on everyone and that I have to be myself, not someone that I’m not.”

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My Journey: “My Classical Photography”
My Documentation: Photo Gallery
My Application: PPT

Kimani,17

Brooklyn, NY

“The Cold Artist”

“I’ve learned how to adapt a lot. I look at this as a project that I HAVE to do versus (some)thing I WANT to do.

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My Journey: “The Cold Artist” (Film)

Mea, 18

New York, NY

“The Seed in the Brain”

“The Challenge changed the way I saw myself. I have been told that I am a problem solver for others, but I never knew that I could be a problem solver for myself.”

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My Journey: “The Seed in the Brain”
My Journey Presentation: Prezi
My Application: Prezi
My Application Presentation: Video

 

Moriah, 17

Baltimore, MD

“Moriah’s Baked Goods”

“I learned that you just can’t sit around while running a business, there’s always something that has to be done.”

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My Journey: “Moriah’s Baked Goods”
My Videos: 1 2 3 4
My Application: PPT

Nigeria, 17

Brooklyn, NY

“jUiCED The Summer Collection”

“In order for you to really learn what you need in life and really, really understand the true elements of living in the world, you would have to do stuff in the world.”

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My Journey: “jUiCED The Summer Collection”
My Photo Gallery: Gallery
My Application: PDF
My Application Presentation: Video

Priscilla, 16

Brooklyn, NY

“Sewing”

“When I feel like quitting - sometimes having that extra motivation, feeling like someone cares about you - no matter how big or small the support is, it keeps you going.”

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My Journey: Sewing
My Documentation: Photo Gallery
My Application: WAV

 
 

Qwashawn,16

Brooklyn, NY

“Music Engineering”

“I am being successful because I am consistent. (It’s) not like anyone is telling me what to do. I am actually choosing what I think is best.”

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My Journey: "Music Engineering"
My Application: PDF

Tiana,16

Mount Holly, NJ

“The Road to Psychiatry”

“I would recommend this to everyone. Even if you have low goals or are bad at school, learning more about whatever you want makes you feel like you can do anything you want.”

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My Journey: “The Road to Psychiatry”
My Application: PDF