Inaugural Student Design Challenge

Hamilton County Area Neighborhood Development announces

Inaugural Student Design Challenge

‘Student Design Challenge’ is a design contest open to students currently enrolled at a high school in Hamilton County

 NOBLESVILLE, Ind., (March 1, 2016) – Support the movement to increase awareness and develop affordable housing in Hamilton County by entering the inaugural “Student Design Challenge”.  The design challenge is presented by the Hamilton County Area Neighborhood Development (HAND), in conjunction with a team of individuals participating in the Hamilton County Leadership Academy Class of 2016.

The HAND “Student Design Challenge” is a design competition to create content that will help to raise awareness about the lack of affordable housing in Hamilton County and generate support for HAND.  Submissions for the “Student Design Challenge” open today. Entries are open to students, at least 13 years old, and currently enrolled as a high school student in Hamilton County (grades 9-12).   Submission are due no later than 11:59 PM on April 15, 2016.

The top three designers will win a cash prize ranging from $500 to $100.  The winners will be recognized at HAND’s Annual Meeting on May 11th at the Delaware Township Community Center.

How to Participate

Designs can be submitted via email to along with the participant’s name, grade, high school, and phone number.  Both the information sheet and design briefs with entry requirements and instructions are available below:

Design Challenge Handout

What is HAND?

For information contact Nate Lichti, Executive Director, 317-674-8108 or

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