Our Stories

Read about some of our graduates’ success stories, and how Challenge changed their lives for the better.

Cadet Hill, Class 45
Cadet Hill graduated from CCYA in August of 2016. The leadership, motivation, and discipline he gained while attending CCYA propelled him into the United States Army. He enlisted into the... Read more »

Cadet Johnson, Class 52
Cadet Cole Johnson from Class 52, Recently enlisted into the United States Army. His MOS (Military Occupational Specialty) will be 11X Infantry, he hopes to continue his training and become... Read more »

Cadet LaPara, Class 51
Cadet LaPara from Class 51 hit the ground running when he graduated from Commonwealth ChalleNGe. He returned to his high school and graduated. Upon graduation he was accepted into Florida... Read more »

Cadet Reyes, Class 52
We are excited for our Class 52 graduate Cadet Reyes. He has recently enlisted in the United States Army and is attending Basic Training at Fort Benning, Georgia. He is... Read more »

Cadet Sheridan, Class 45
Cadet Sheridan was falling behind in school. She was lying, stealing and giving her teachers a hard time, just so she could go hang out with friends. One day, she... Read more »