George Washington Carver High School has earned a place among 300 State Finalists in the 14th annual Samsung Solve for Tomorrow competition. The school received a $2,500 prize package, which includes Samsung products and classroom resources to complete their plan.
Samsung Solve for Tomorrow is a national competition designed to empower students in grades 6-12 to leverage the power of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) to create innovative solutions addressing critical issues in their local communities.
As State Finalist, Carver moves on to phase 2 of the competition, which involves naming a State Winner who will receive a $12,000 prize package. Carver will be up against Alabama School of Fine Arts, Barton Academy for Advanced World Studies, Chickasaw High School, Gulf Shores High School, Hoover High School (two teams), and Paul W. Bryant High School. Details for phase 2 of the competition will be revealed at a later date.
From the 50 State Winners, 10 National Finalists will be selected to compete to be one of three National Winners. National Finalists receive a $50,000 prize package, while National Winners will receive $100,000 prize package. Additional awards from the State Winners pool include the Rising Entrepreneur Award ($25,000 prize package) and Sustainability Innovation Award ($50,000 prize package).