Altec is hosting their annual innovation challenge. Project Manager for Altech, Katy Howlett stated,”This is the third year for the innovation challenge. It is a community that Altech sponsors within the community with students from Etown Independent Schools and Hardin County Schools. We challenge the students to solve a challenge or problem in our community through STEM-based solutions.” The winning team’s school will be awarded $10,000 to implement their plan in spring 2023. The challenge takes place today starting at 9:30 at the Hardin County Cooperative Extension Office with judging beginning around noon. An award ceremony will immediately follow.