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AMERICAN EVOLUTION™ Contest for Middle and High School Students

May 21, 2018 - Posted in Education by Sharla Brown
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Calling middle and high school students to share their vision!

AMERICAN EVOLUTION™ commemorates the 400th anniversary of several key historical events that occurred in Virginia in 1619 with a contest.

Contest will open on August 7, 2018. But you can begin getting ready now. How?           

  • Create a team of at least two students.
  • Create a Dance Piece, Fiction or Non-Fiction Video, Painting or drawing or maybe even a podcast to commemorate key historical events that occurred in Virginia in 1619. As long as it’s no longer than 9 minutes.

Prizes:

Grand prize: $5000 will be awarded to the winner’s affiliated school or association, and 10 iPad Mini’s will be distributed to the student team members.

First prize: First place prize winners will be selected in each category theme – democracy, diversity, and opportunity. Those respective winners will be awarded $2,000 to the affiliated school or association and ten $50 Amazon gift cards will be awarded to the student team members.

Honorable mention: Two honorable mentions will be selected in each category theme – democracy, diversity, and opportunity. Those teams will be awarded $500 to the affiliated school or association.

Audience favorite: The general audience will select an “Audience Favorite” to receive $500 for the affiliated school or association.

Find more contest details here

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