Attention young innovators! The inaugural National STEM Challenge is now accepting submissions, and Pennsylvania leads the charge with the most entries to date. 

CEO of EXPLR and National STEM Challenge co-director, Jenny Buccos, encourages students in grades 6 through 12 to submit fresh ideas or revamped STEM projects. Selected finalists from each state, totaling four students per state, will compete in Washington DC in April, with all travel expenses covered. 

The challenge seeks creative minds addressing global issues on a local scale or proposing impactful community solutions. Former Discovery Channel Mythbuster Kari Byron emphasizes the hunt for hidden creativity, encouraging students to apply by the November 15th deadline at