Wolf Administration’s “Innovations Challenge” Winners Announced

EIN PressWireHarrisburg, PA  The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that a team of students from the Monroe Career and Technical Institute in PennDOT’s Allentown-based Engineering District 5 has been selected as the statewide winner for the 2019-2020 Innovations Challenge.

PennDOT also congratulates the second place entry from Seneca Valley High School in PennDOT’s Indiana-based Engineering District 10, and third place entry from Reach Cyber Charter School headquartered in PennDOT’s Engineering District 8,whose students hailed from Clearfield County in PennDOT’s Clearfield-based Engineering District 2 and Lancaster in PennDOT’s Harrisburg-based Engineering District 8.

Since last summer, students in grades nine through 12 have been working hard to solve this year’s challenge, which asked students to look at cost-effective technologies and innovative solutions – aside from laws, programs and educational campaigns – that can be developed in the next five to 10 years to help PennDOT more efficiently, effectively and safely control litter along roadways.

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