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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 and our contest below:


July 11, 2023

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS/WEST ORANGE, NJ - Three Hasbrouck Heights Middle School students and their advisor placed third the world and first in New Jersey in an international pitch competition. The students and advisor were honored at the June Board of Education meeting...

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January 24, 2022

PARIS/NEWARK – Nexans, a global player in electrification, is proud to announce it has joined the Edison Innovation Foundation, a nonprofit organization that supports the Edison legacy, as a Gold Partner of the Thomas Edison Pitch Contest....


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....


July 11, 2023

CARY, N.C. (WNCN) – 14-year-old Naren Pai often visits Ed Yerha Park in Cary. It’s only down the hill from his house, and he likes meeting friends there to play basketball. But he says there’s one road he doesn’t always feel safe crossing.


June 12, 2021

TRUSSVILLE — The Hewitt-Trussville High School Engineering Academy is celebrating another national win after a team won first place in the Thomas Edison Pitch Contest...


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...


May 23, 2023

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - A group of local 5th graders won a national STEM contest with a robot they particularly designed. A few Cochise County 5th graders won a competition after creating a robot designed to make getting medications easier for the elderly and disabled populations...

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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!


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....

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