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Contests & Competitions

The PA Media and Design Competition is an annual event for students in grades 6-12 that highlights Pennsylvania students’ application skills, creativity and knowledge. Students individually, or as part of a team, create projects in one of the following categories: 3D Design, Animation, Digital Movie, Logo and Graphic Design, Programming, Web Page Design. For more information on each of the categories, and to submit projects for the Allegheny Intermediate Unit competition, please go to:  The competition for the AIU will be virtual.  All projects must be uploaded to the website by Friday, March 29, 2024.  Winners of each category will be entered into the PA Media and Design State Competition that will be held at Dickinson College in May.




We are pleased to announce awards in the following categories:

Best Broadcasts of Live Sports

  • Best Sports Photography
  • Best Sports Social Media Account
  • Best Sports Website
  • Best Sports Coverage in a High School Newspaper
  • Best Sports Coverage in a Yearbook

In addition to these, we will also present individual awards:

  • High School Play-by-Play Announcer of the Year (Greg Brown Award)
  • High School Sports Broadcaster of the Year Award (Bob Pompeani Award)
  • High School Sports Multimedia Journalist of the Year Award (Michael DeCourcy Award)
  • High School Sports Podcaster of the Year
  • High School Sports Journalist of the Year (Newspaper and Yearbook)

Click HERE to apply.  Each winner of a Myron Cope High School Athletic Communication Award will be eligible for a $1,000 scholarship.  Submission Deadline: April 15th.




The objective of the competition is to offer creative students, insights into the architectural profession creating their own house design, as well as opportunities to visit artist installations in several Troy Hill houses, participate in a round-table discussion on the future of house design, and the chance to shadow me for a day or summer internship in my architectural practice.  All of this is available in as little or much as each student would like to explore.  The hope is to spark their creativity and provide material to enrich their college applications. Click HERE for more information and to apply.  Design submission deadline: April 18th, 2024.