The Tenacity Challenge competition consisted of four events centered around the theme of tenacity and leadership.
- Science and Math Quiz Bowl Challenge (Physics, Chemistry, Algebra I, Geometry)
- Latino and African-American Literature Response Challenge (Filmed Performance of a Creative Response, Accompanied by a Rationale)
- History Argument Challenge (Team will research and argue a position before a panel of judges)
- Tenacity Mural Challenge- artistic creation completed prior to the competition date and displayed at the competition.
Oluwamayowa (Maya) Ariyo
Sasha Ford Festi
Cindy Nshuti Niyonzima
Former Executive Director, White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans, David J. Johns. He is the former executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans. The Initiative works across federal agencies and with partners and communities nationwide to produce a more effective continuum of education programs for African American students