Learn about StepUp Here:

  • https://youtu.be/yoXHvfu5PR0

SULYC 2018 Top Ten:

  • FIRST Princess Packages Lina Alkarmi and Shahlaley Nagra developed a program to combat loneliness and self-confidence issues in young girls in hospitals by creating packages to help them feel like princesses. Dominion & Heritage High Schools

  • SECOND Nothing’s ImPASTAble Tutoring/Mentoring Program Manali Gantaram and Umika Tunuguntla developed a tutoring and mentoring program for elementary school students to help them build self-confidence while assisting them with their academics and building relationships. Rock Ridge High School

  • THIRD Citizenship Coach Ari Dixit developed an app to help people who are in the process of becoming US citizens by creating a program for them to prepare for the citizenship test and interview. The program is free and available to all on Google Assistant. Brambleton Middle School

  • Alex’s Lemonade Stand Giovanni Cianciaruso and Daniel Shelton fundraised for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation so they can provide funding for research and financial aid to families that can’t afford their child’s cancer treatment. Woodgrove High School

  • Bridges David Pham Tran, Ericka Torres, Kassandra Rosas, Lisbeth Ramirez, Mamona Raja and Rubby Bonilla designed an app to send out messages to ELL students; created advocacy groups and created school bonding events to combat the existing divide between ELL and fluent English speakers at Park View High School. Park View High School

  • COBRA: Cancer Onslaught By Raising Awareness Akash Pamal, Bhavya Sethi, Ria Sharma, Ronit Sharma, Sai Thanneeru and Shrinath Iyer increased community awareness about cancer by outreach in schools, through the pathways of social media, direct communication with peers, and by organizing awareness events. They also created a mobile app to inform the people about cancer causing foods. Eagle Ridge, Stone Hill & Trailside Middle Schools, Briar Woods High School

  • Knobesity Vishana Baskaran created awareness about obesity and how to prevent it by promoting healthy eating, lifestyle, and exercise. Mercer Middle School

  • Kolors 4 Kids Laasya Doppalapudi and Madhuri Sosale educated people on how they can help the environment by recycling art supplies the proper way. They collected over 10,000 art supplies to donate to those less. Belmont Ridge & Eagle Ridge Middle Schools

  • LoudounX Zain Ali created a website for high school students to collaboratively connect and find opportunities such as internships, volunteering, competitions, and other resources. Rock Ridge High School

  • NEST Nurtures Esha Venkat, Nikhita Kalisipudi, Shreyaa Venkat and Tanmai Kalisipudi spread awareness about food waste in the community using social media and a dedicated website. They cooked surplus food into nutritious meals and donated them for those in need. Over 100 volunteers work with NEST and they learned JAVA to develop their own app. Farmwell Station & Belmont Ridge Middle Schools and Riverside & Broad Run High Schools

Registration Deadline: December 15, 2017

  • Information Session #1: January 16, 2018, 7 pm at Dulles South

  • Information Session #2: January 18, 2018, 7 pm at Cascades Library

  • Information Session #3: January 31, 2018, 7 pm at Rust Library

  • Main Competition: April 5, 2018, 6 pm at LCPS Administration Building

  • Finals and Awards Ceremony (for the Top Ten): April 12, 2018, 6 pm place TBD

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