Last fall, Learn More Indiana had a contest in which students wrote essays or drew pictures about a career of their choice. In December, school counselor Jan Desmarais-Morse submitted 244 contest entries made by 7th and 8th grade New Tech students, The ten schools with the highest percentage of entries were selected to win $1000 for college and career success programming, and GNTMS was among the top ten who won $1000!!
Below are details about the contest:
Want to win money for your school? Enter the Learn More Indiana school grant contest! The 10 schools with the highest percentage of submitted student entries will win $1000 to support college and career readiness.
To enter the contest, follow the three steps below:
1. Collect the student contest entries from your students and send them to Learn More Indiana by December 31, 2018. Students can use the space provided on the student entry form or submit on a different piece of paper.
2. Take a photo of your students using the Learn More magazines or of a Learn More Indiana display at your school.
3.Post the photo to at least one of your school’s social media accounts and tag us in the post.
Don’t have social media access? You can still enter. Just send the photo to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Learn More Contest” in the subject line. Please include school name and teacher/counselor contact information in your submission of student entries. Address your submissions to:
Indiana Commission for Higher Education ATTN: Learn More Contest
101 West Ohio Street, Suite 300
Indianapolis, IN 46204
The school counselors will now decide how to use the money to promote college and career planning for middle school students. Nice job, GNTMS!