Showcase Results 2023

Introducing the Shining Stars of Project Citizen 2023!

Join us in celebrating young change-makers who are reshaping our world. We are thrilled to announce the results of this year’s Project Citizen National Showcase! This year’s submissions demonstrated innovation, ingenuity, and inspiration. Each project was a testament to the power of youth voices to shape our society for the better. From environmental conservation to mental health to social justice, these passionate young visionaries have tackled some of the most pressing issues of our time.


A Healthy Mind Saves Lives
Miami Arts Studio

Drunk Driving Intervention
Williamston Middle School

Gun Violence Affects Towards the Quality of Life in NYC Through the Youth’s Perspective
New Dorp High School
New York

Gun Violence in North Carolina
Fayetteville Academy
North Carolina

The Housing Affordability Crisis in Miami-Dade
Hialeah Miami Lakes Senior High School

Protecting our Pollinators
Ridgefield Park Jr./Sr. High School
New Jersey

Slow Your Roll: Old Baltimore Pike
Newark Charter High School

Spinning the Smarter Way
PS 122Q Mamie Fay
New York

Student Lack of Sleep at Ridge High School
Ridge High School
New Jersey


Desert Sands Middle School

Cafeteria Food Waste
Northport Middle School
New York

Code Red: Feminine Products
Douglas S. Freeman High School

Environmental Awareness
St. Joseph-Ogden High School

Parents on the Field
Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy

Underage Substance Use
Strive Prep Westwood

CMS CAPs to Nationals
Crater Middle School

The Center of Attention
Manatee Academy


Bathroom Cleanliness and Lack of Necessary Resources
Evergreen High School

Mental Health Week
Dakota Ridge High School

Student Anxiety & Therapy Dogs
George Washington High School
West Virginia

Each portfolio was evaluated at least two times by constitutional and civic education professionals and experts. Achievement level results are based on the average score from the rounds of portfolio evaluation during the national showcase.

Special recognition to all the Project Citizen teachers and students in the nation for their work on Project Citizen during the 2022-2023 school year.

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