Solving World Problems
Spring 2023 Team Problem Solving Challenge
Topic: Health & Well-Being
Kickoff: April 11th
Final Presentations: April 27th
Time Commitment for the Spring 2023 Challenge
Tuesday, April 11th - Kickoff event at Big Shots from 6-8 pm. You will be given the prompt during this event and have a chance to meet the other teams.
Wednesday, April 12th - Wednesday, April 26th - Flexible time commitment with your team. You will schedule time to work on the challenge based around your schedules. You will have the opportunity to meet with advisors to ask questions and go over your presentation. This is optional, but recommended.
Thursday, April 27th - Final presentations will be given in Wehner between 2 pm and 5:30 pm. Competition winners will be announced at the End of Year Celebration from 6-8 pm at the Embassy Suites Hotel.
Individual or Team Registration
How the competition will work
Students can register individually and then be assigned to a team, or they can register as part of team, but everyone participating must register. Teams can be 2-4 people. The competition will begin the evening of Tuesday, April 11th with a kickoff event at Big Shots and end the afternoon of Thursday, April 27th with the final presentations. Teams will compete to define a problem, gather and analyze data, come up with an idea, and implement a final solution. Teams will have the opportunity to meet with advisors to ask questions and receive feedback on their final presentations. On Thursday, April 27th, the teams will present their solutions to a panel of judges and take part in a Q&A session. The winning teams will be announced at the End of Year Celebration on April 27th. Cash prizes will be awarded to 1st and 2nd place teams as well as for 3 other categories! Prizes are awarded per person and not per team.
Spring 2023 Team Problem Solving Challenge Winners
Pictured: Catherine Scarbrough, Gavin Turnage, Jackson Angell, and Katie Royalty.
Also won best solution and presentation in Room B.
Pictured: McKenzie Carlton, Sean Dunham, and Jessica Gillman.
Also won best presentation in Room A.