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Thomas Edison Pitch Contest In The News

Our student teams shine bright in the local news and beyond for their accomplishments in the Thomas Edison Pitch Contest! Read all about these bright kids below:

October 27, 2020

Lemelson-MIT Program Awards Grants to High School Students

Our 2020 high school winners from Ridgewood High School went on to compete in the Lemelson-MIT Inventeam Program with their invention from the Thomas Edison Pitch Contest. Congrats to this team for winning the $10k grant to build their invention!

Nov. 12, 2018

Letter to the Editor: Thank You Very Much

Studying engineering at Penn State has been a rewarding, and eye-opening, experience. Looking back, I believe that the Technological Studies Department at High Point prepared me in a few key ways. Additionally, I believe more high schools should emphasize the importance of a technology, design and problem-solving program...

June 1, 2020

Lincoln K-8 students place third in national contest

A group of Lincoln K-8 fifth graders placed third in a national contest based on engineering and ingenuity. Alexa Schmidt, Ben Werner, Charlotte Cummings and Zoe Chen put their heads together for the Thomas Edison Pitch Contest. They tackled a worldwide problem: access to energy....

May 31, 2018

Chatham H.S. Tech Club places 3rd at Thomas Edison Invention Challenge

The Tech Club at Chatham High School placed third in the eighth annual Thomas Edison Invention Challenge this year.

To a festive crowd of parents, students, teachers and invited guests, the winners of the Thomas Edison Invention Challenge were announced and celebrated at the Thomas Edison National Historical Park....

May 24, 2019

Easton Area kids make their pitches, win national recognition in Thomas Edison contest

Their mission: Come up with clever inventions to help make the world a better place. Mission accomplished.

Two teams of fifth-graders from the Easton Area School District finished among the top teams competing in...