Review: Samantha Smith Challenge Celebration

Ssc 2024 Students

As we look back over another year of the Samantha Smith Challenge program, we are encouraged by the focus, talent and courage of these middle school and high school artist/activists. Their topics are their own – always new and varied: architectural design in public places; addressing eating disorders; how to address depression and anxiety; many […]

Samantha Smith Challenge: 2024 Celebration!

Americans Who Tell The Truth Samantha Smith Challenge

The final event of AWTT’s Samantha Smith Challenge season will take place at Thomas College in Waterville, Maine, on May 22, 2024. Student groups from all parts of Maine will exhibit their projects. We will also be doing some fun, creative small group activities during the all-day event. Students will hear from AWTT artist Robert […]

Samantha Smith Challenge Update

Samantha Smith Challenge Awtt Portrait

The 2024 Samantha Smith Challenge (SSC) once again is inspiring students to engage with issues of truth, justice, and freedom and work for the common good.

Samantha Smith Challenge Celebration

Maulian Dana Awtt Portrait

Over 200 students from nine middle and high schools from Maine, Pennsylvania, and Kentucky are participating in the 2023 Samantha Smith Challenge. They are addressing many issues – climate change, environmental racism, saving the monarch butterfly, violence in communities, recognizing truth tellers in their lives, the Declaration of Human Rights, and many more. Americans Who […]

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