Shaler Area High School places 3rd in Fairchild Challenge at Phipps: Challenge #2

Shaler Area High School took third place in the Fairchild Challenge at Phipps: Challenge #2.

The Fairchild Challenge at Phipps is a yearlong environmental competition in which students must complete monthly challenges, which will be combined into an overall score at the conclusion of the school year. In Challenge #2, high school students were tasked with designing a concept for a cell phone app that connects people to nature, encourages healthier lifestyles and/or exposes people to current environmental issues.

The high school students placed third for their “Eco-App” design. Judges for Challenge #2 represented the Audubon Society, IBM, Dusquesne University, Nine Mile Run Watershed, Venture Outdoors and Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

To read more about the Challenge, visit the Fairchild Challenge at Phipps blog.
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