From: 11/28/2015: Ella Conti (11, Forest Hills) and Madeline Douglas (11, Swissvale) represent Woodland Hills academy winners of the Fairchild Challenge, a national program designed to foster environmental awareness and action in teens and coordinated locally by Phipps Conservancy & Botanical Gardens.
From 6-13-2016: Luke Smarra, Morgan Hayes (Montour Middle School), Michaela Brining, Kelsey Marshall, Elisa Gabriel (Shaler Area Middle School), Fiona Reigert and Calista Martin-Singer (The Ellis School) on their award-winning work during this year's Fairchild Challenge, a national program designed to foster environmental awareness and action in teens and coordinated locally by Phipps Conservancy & Botanical Gardens.
From 4-4-15: Ethan Chirdon (Shaler Middle School) Dawson White, Ellen Poplauska, & Natalie Daninhirsch (Carson Middle School). Students talking about their award-winning projects in response to the latest Fairchild Challenge, a national program encouraging teens to foster an interest in the environment and sponsored locally by Phipps.
From 2-21-15: Melina Bowser (8th grade, Carson Middle School), Emily Kelly, Allison Squire (8th grade, Shaler Area Middle School) McKenna Robinson, Olivia Lyscik (5th grade, David E. Williams Middle School), Teighan Racicot, and Elsa Tonkinwisee talking about their winning entries in the latest Fairchild Challenge at Phipps.
From 12-27-14: Fairchild Challenge photography honorees Audrey Lyda (The Ellis School), Bilquisu Abdullah, Syed Rizvi and Sean Bright (Shaffer Elementary), Eddie Sheets (Shaler Area Middle School), Dylan Sparkenbaugh (David E. Williams Middle School), and Panari Patel (Keystone Oaks Middle School).
From 11-22-14: Winning writers Anna Yaksich (Springdale Junior High School), Elsa Tonkinwise (The Ellis School), Maggie Shissler (St. Sylvester), Brandon Skalniak (St. Sylvester) and Emily Ehrenberger (Shaler Area Middle School) with excerpts from their entries in the Fairchild Challenge, a Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Garden program offering teens creative ways to learn more about the environment.
From 6-7-14: Shaler Area Middle School students discussing their year long commitment to the environment and first place finish in the Fairchild Challenge at Phipps Conservatory.
From 5/10/14: Students from Carson Middle School, Shaffer Elementary School and Shaler Area Middle School on their winning Fairchild Challenge entries addressing environmental action.
From 6/1/2013: In this Challenge #6, Publicity Campaign: Plants in Your Life, all participants were asked to create a publicity campaign that encourages everyday people to incorporate more plants in their lives. Listen as winners from area middle schools discuss their designs and processes, live on SLB.