NBC4 is committed to making a difference both in and out of the classroom!
We are giving schools a chance to win a $10,000 grant to help fund important programs in local schools!

Congratulations to our winners!

Small Category: Champion Middle School
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Medium Category: Hannah Ashton Middle School
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Large Category: Hilliard Weaver Middle School
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Champion Middle School (Columbus City Schools)
Oakstone Academy
Coshocton County Career Center

Hannah Ashton Middle School (Reynoldsburg City Schools)
Eastern Middle/High School (Eastern Local Schools)
High Point Elementary School (Gahanna Jefferson Public Schools)

Hilliard Weaver Middle School (Hilliard City Schools)
Licking Heights High School (Licking Heights Local Schools)
Pickerington High School Central (Pickerington Local Schools)

UPDATE: NBC4 will present a feature story about each of the nine school finalists and their projects on NBC4 at 5 p.m. starting May 7. The three winners will be announced the week of May 13.
 How It Works
Central Ohio principals nominate up to four school programs in four categories: Think Serve. Shine. Connect. The nomination period is now closed!
Promote and share your nomination using our promotion kit.
Vote for your favorite & help your school or program win a $10,000 grant!
The voting period is now closed!

Judges will select three grand prize winners, which will be announced on May 16!

Think: Nominations should focus on academic programs based on literacy, math, writing and science.
Serve: Nominations should focus on programs through which students volunteer for community service projects.
Shine: Nominations should focus on exercise, sports, arts & other performance-based programs.
Connect: Nominations should focus on technology-based programs that encourage students to excel through forward-thinking.

Principals have submitted one entry per category: Think. Serve. Shine. Connect.

Schools are grouped into three divisions based on school enrollment:

    1. Less than 300 students
    2. 301-700 students
    3. more than 700 students

The two programs with the most votes in each division will be named finalists!

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