Westerville Education Challenge

Because We Care

Where everyone belongs

Because We Care

The mission of Westerville Education Challenge is to help create school cultures where every student feels safe, supported and celebrated.

We do this by raising awareness and funds for Social-Emotional Learning initiatives and programming in Westerville City Schools.

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Read about Twinkle, the Canine Companion therapy dog at Westerville South High School funded by Westerville Education Challenge.

Recent blog posts

Our current initiatives


Hope Squad

A peer-led suicide prevention program that trains students to watch out for peers in distress.


Parent Prep

Offering valuable information to parents & guardians of Westerville schoolchildren at all grade levels.

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Where Everybody Belongs creates a welcoming culture for new middle school students in Westerville

Link Crew WEC

Link Crew

NEW! Link Crew, a year-long freshmen transition program, led by upperclassmen


Student Scholarships

WEC each year awards scholarships to one graduate of Central, North & South



Meet the companion dog trained to give students a stress break, sponsored by WEC