(WJBK) - A local program is boosting critical thinking and confidence in creative studies across the state.
The Michigan Design Prize is an annual compeition that invides students to tackle a design challenge. The winners of the prize earn the chance to collaborate with top Michigan industrial designers to bring their idea to life, and showcase their product concept across the state.
The challenge for 2018 is to design a physical product that helps people enjoy and explore Michigan's parks.
Jeff Deboer, chair of the Michigan Design Council, joined us on The Nine to tell us more about the competition. You can hear from him in the video player above.
For more information on the contest, visit www.michigandesigncouncil.org.