DT Philly Updates

Thu, 07/02/2015

Inquirer reporter Kristen Graham recently wrote about the struggles faced by Mitchell School in meeting their students' needs.  Some of the "resilient students" the principal hailed in that article presented a compelling idea at DT Philly this year--creating a "quiet...

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Fri, 05/29/2015

The ShopRite LPGA Classic kicked off today at the Stockton Seaview Resort.  Included in the festivities was a charity luncheon where ShopRite gave $1.4 million in grants to community organizations in Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland.  Compete 360 was proud to be among the many amazing organizations that received grants, and we are grateful to ShopRite for...

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Sat, 05/23/2015

The student designers on Key School’s E2M team tapped into some universal desires with regard to user needs while working on their trash can project.  When we read about the Bruno...

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Tue, 05/19/2015

DT Philly teachers, mentors, and staff met at Citizens Bank Park to reflect on our experiences this year and to celebrate our design teams' accomplishments with a night out at the ball game.  The feedback will help refine our program for next year, and we thank the Phillies and Aramark for...

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Tue, 04/14/2015

If you don't know what it means to "Southwork It," you weren't at last week's DT Philly Challenge where our middle school teams presented great projects including an award-winning fitness program from the student design team at Southwark School.  Click here to see the fun video the Southwark...

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Tue, 04/07/2015

The middle school division presented their projects at Citizens Bank Park today.  Check out this fun prototype from team Elite Exposed Minds of the Francis Scott Key School.  Mr. Bin is a talking trash can that encourages kids to dispose of waste properly, and the students performed a creative skit to tell the story of their design project.

Fri, 03/20/2015

Congratulations to all of our high school teams on their impressive presentations yesterday!  Every project addressed an important need, and we'd love to see each one move forward.  The judges had a difficult job, and the scores were close.  Here are the results:  First place ($2,500) Motivation High School,...

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Wed, 03/18/2015

Good news from the world of DT Philly:  We'd like to congratulate middle school teams E2M, T.A.S.K, and the Southwarkaholics for winning the pizza challenge.  We'd also like to congratulate Lincoln HS for being the only team to complete all required deliverables, Penn Treaty for being first to submit their final project, and MLK for scoring the most points over all!  We can't wait to get a...

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