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2023 Project Citizen Research Program National Showcase

The 2023 Project Citizen Research Program (PCRP) National Showcase highlighted new and exciting student public policy projects from schools across the country. Middle and high school classes taking part in the PCRP national research grant created these projects. Students tackled a wide range of local policy issues including trash in community parks, unhealthy school lunches, parking lot accidents, unsafe drinking water, and drugs in schools.
The 2023 PCRP National Showcase results and rankings are shown by region below. Congratulations to all classes who participated in the PCRP in the 2022-2023 school year!

Region 1: Western States

  • More Nature on Campus, College Now, California - Exceptional
  • School Council Policy Proposal, Ygnacio Valley High School, California - Exceptional
  • Transportation for Students - Doral Academy - Outstanding

Region 2: Mountain / Plains States

  • Holmes Hallway Traffic, Holmes Middle School, Colorado - Honorable Mention
  • Parking at Kelly Walsh High School, Wyoming - Exceptional
  • School Start Times, Rock Springs High School, Wyoming - Exceptional

Region 3: Central States

  • Flint Water Crisis, South Lyon East High School, Michigan - Exceptional
  • High School Classes, Marian High School, Michigan - Exceptional
  • Parking Lot, Ogemaw Heights High School, Michigan - Exceptional

Region 4: Southeastern States

  • Elimination of Drug Usage in Schools, Mountain View High School, Georgia - Exceptional
  • Let’s Clean Up the Park, Harrison Central High School, Mississippi - Outstanding
  • The Traffic Problem, Alexandria City High School, Virginia - Exceptional

Region 5: Northeastern States

  • Make Our School Lunches Healthier, Benjamin Banneker Middle School, Maryland - Exceptional
  • MASH Policy, Westside Middle School Academy, Connecticut - Superior
  • School Lunch Reform, PS/MS 184 Shuang Wen School, New York - Superior
Photo from the 2023 PCRP National Showcase
Photo from the 2023 PCRP National Showcase
Photo from the 2023 PCRP National Showcase
Photo from the 2023 PCRP National Showcase
Photo from the 2023 PCRP National Showcase

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