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About Us

Illinois State University and Pontiac Township High School are proud to present the 6th annual Celebrating High School Innovators competition (CHSI). The competition identifies, fosters, and celebrates Illinois high school students whose contributions are exceptional and inspirational. Rising 9th through 12th grade students are eligible to apply in five areas:

  • Arts, Media & Literature
  • Business Entrepreneurship
  • Health & Nutrition
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)

Applicants will participate in two rounds of competition during the 2020-2021 school year. CHSI will award five $1,000 prizes and scholarships to Illinois State University. View the competition schedule here.

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