SOPHE’s Student Health Edu-Thon*

Registration opening soon for SOPHE’s Student Health Edu-Thon!

SOPHE’s Student Health Edu-Thon takes place during SOPHE’s Annual Conference.

If you are interested in participating, follow these steps.

Step 1: Gather your team.

Graduate and undergraduate health education student teams compete in presenting a response to a challenging scenario that demonstrates their health education specialist competencies, uses of technology, and emerging methodologies.

Team registration is $50

Each member of the first-place teams receives a $150 cash prize, a SOPHE award certificate, national recognition, and an opportunity to present their innovative winning approach on a future SOPHE webinar. Conference registration is not required to participate in the competition.

Step 2: Register

Save the date! 2022 SOPHE Student Health Edu-Thon on March 22, 2022

Registration opens soon. Stay tuned for registration details and terms.

Step 3: Learn more

Access benefits to elevate your career

  • Demonstrate your health education specialist competencies.
  • Explore new ways to adapt technology and emerging methodologies to solve challenging scenarios.
  • Refine your skill set in research, writing, and communication.
  • Network with professionals in the health education and promotion profession.
  • Prepare for professional positions and add this new experience to your resume.
  • Collaborate with your peers to address a real-world public health challenge.
  • Obtain CAT II CECH for CHES®/MCHES®. Visit NCHEC for details to claim CECH.

The SOPHE Student Health Edu-Thon is proudly sponsored by FAHE.


Check out the 2021 Student Health Edu-Thon winning teams

Team Challenge: Health Education and COVID-19 Response Challenge: Combined Community Approach to Vaccinations

Graduate Competition
1st Place: University of Alabama
Students: Megan Williams, Jala Lockhart, Ny’Nika McFadden
Faculty Mentor: Amanda Wilkerson

2nd Place: Western Michigan University

Undergraduate Competition
1st Place: Western Michigan University
Students: Alison Yelsma, Erika Tuller, Sarah Goodson
Faculty Mentor: Robert Bensley

2nd Place: University of Indianapolis
3rd Place: Arizona State University

*formerly student case study competition