AdCap Challenge Splash


With hundreds of submissions, the top five teams were selected to travel to the AdCap Challenge Finalist Experience at SAP’s Newtown Square, PA office along with all of our Challenge Partners. At the Finalist Experience, each team had to participate in four mini challenge before delivering their final pitch to a panel of esteemed judges that included GENYOUth’s own CEO, Alexis Glick.

These five teams came from all around the country to compete for seed funding, scholarships, and prizes.


It’s opportunities like this that help students grow and lead that continue to be the heartbeat of everything we do at GENYOUth. We cannot wait to see all the ideas that will come out of future AdCap Challenges.

Thanks to everyone that played in role in this first, incredible round of the competition.


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The Benjamin School, North Palm Beach, Florida

Project: HurriHome
Team Members: Aadi, Andrew, Jonathan

The team took on SAP Technology with Purpose question by designing an app to shelter families in need during hurricanes.

PRIZE: $5000 scholarship per student, $5000 grant for their school and $500 gift card for Challenge Advisor


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Kewaskum High School, Kewaskum, Wisconsin

Project: Fuel Up at Home
Team Members: Andrea, Andrew, Kennedy, Sam

The Fuel Up to Play 60 students presented a Land O'Lakes, Inc. Hungry For Change solution to get nutritious food into the hands of students in need in their community.

PRIZE: $3000 grant for their school, $100 gift card for each student and Challenge Advisor


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Peak to Peak Charter School, Lafayette, Colorado

Project: Sunscreen
Team Members: Allison, Mahala, Nolan & Sam

The finalists took on the SAP Technology with Purpose question with a project targeting tech addiction in teens to increase face-to-face interactions with their community.

PRIZE: $1000 grant for their school

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Ross High School, Hamilton, Ohio

Project: JEE Foods
Team Members: Alayna, Michael, Levi, Rylee, Sophia

The students solved the Corteva Agriscience Hungry For Change question by reusing and repacking grocery food for donations and putting an end to food waste.

PRIZE: $1000 grant for their school

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Island Trees Memorial Middle School, Levittown, New York

Project: Pizza Paws
Team Members: Danielle, James, Melissa, Rebecca, Zach

The team took on Domino's Pizza Hungry for Change recycling challenge by re-using pizza boxes to build cat shelters.

PRIZE: $1000 grant for their school


finalist highlight

We’re pleased to share some of the amazing moments throughout the weekend, which put students through the paces but also yielded enormous growth and inspiration.

Read about the details on our blog.