ASCENT (A Student Challenge in Engineering and Technology) is an exciting competition which debuted in 2016. What makes ASCENT unique is its emphasis on all four components of STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. At ASCENT, students will have the opportunity to explore different modules focusing on a particular component of STEM that are all related to an overarching theme of the event. By participating in the challenges, students will become interested in further understanding the current issues of the STEM fields. Complete with an engaging keynote speaker, interactive modules, and other hands-on activities, ASCENT offers an experience that will leave the students feeling inspired to pursue such a rewarding career path.