Igniting Creative Energy (ICE) is a student challenge to motivate learning, ignite the imagination, and fuel the creative potential in youth.

Adam Hersko-RonaTas
Grades 9-12 Grand Prize Winner
Aitan Grossman
Grades 6-8 Grand Prize Winner

Adam created a self-narrated animated video regarding weatherization. This informative video tells us what weatherization is, why it’s important and how-to tips.

Aitan developed a website www.KidEarth.us to showcase an original song that he had composed and recorded about global warming called “100 Generations.”
Aitan’s community outreach is amazing. He has worked with children from around the world (Asia, Africa, Europe, NA, SA) to share and record his song.

Click on above image to see his site.

Heather Eberhard
Grades K-5 Grand Prize Winner
Adrianna Kuzma
Water Category National Winner
Heather created a home video of a puppet show about reducing, reusing and recycling plastic bottles. Adrianna created a self-narrated video about water conservation, including current water issues, tips for water savings and interviews with local government officials.

Teacher Grand Prize Winner
Michael Nelms – Sandy Run Middle School – Pennsylvania

The Challenge is a partnership program developed by Johnson Controls Inc. and the National Energy Foundation. Johnson Controls funds the Challenge through an educational grant with the National Energy Foundation.


Be sure to take a look at the Winners Gallery area to see
previous year’s Grand Prize winners!