Organizers of the Follett Challenge today announced the 2017 competition’s three semifinalists and 10 People’s Choice winners. The sixth annual Follett Challenge will reward $200,000 in Follett products and services to the most innovative K-12 programs teaching 21st-century skills to students.
The three Semifinalists are:
- Elementary: USD 284 Chase County Elementary School; Strong City, Kan.; video: “Learning with Cattle”
- Middle: Highland Junior High School; Gilbert Public Schools; Mesa, Ariz.; video: “Friendship Project”
- High: Booker T. Washington High School; Escambia School District; Pensacola, Fla.; video: “Innovation Center Prepares Students for the 21st Century”
From the three, one Grand Prize winner will be chosen and announced April 28. The overall winner will earn a $60,000 prize in Follett products and services, plus a celebration at their school. The other two each will earn $30,000 in products and services.
For more information about the Follett Challenge, visit www.FollettChallenge.com.