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Meet the Finalists

Thank you to our 2016 finalists! Stay tuned for information on our finalists for 2017.


Academy of World Languages

Playscapes | #WorldLanguagesPlayground
Cincinnati, Ohio

Beautifying a school playground with educational and functional playscapes. 

Busy Bee and Butterfly Christian Academy

Growing Gardens | #BusyBeeGarden
Fort White, Florida

Providing a free, nutritious lunch for students from the garden. 

Central ISD

Apple Celebrations | #CentralISDAppleMonth
Pollok, Texas

Increasing fruit consumption among students through engaging National Apple Month promotions.

Central Lutheran School

Promoting Active Lifestyles | #CentralLutheranGym
New Haven, Indiana

Increasing physical literacy with improved athletic equipment.

Faith Elementary School

Fresh Produce | #FaithFruitsandVeggies
Faith, North Carolina

Providing healthy fruits and vegetables for all students in the classroom.

Hyde Park Elementary

Integrating Technology | #HydeParkTechnology
Jacksonville, Florida

Integrating technology into the classroom to allow for greater engagement among students.

Montgomery Learning Academy

Exploring Creativity | #MontgomeryArtClass
Troy, North Carolina

Inspiring students to explore their creative side with a quarterly art class.

Moore Elementary School

Literacy Night | #MooreElementryLiteracy
Bath, Pennsylvania

Encouraging students to develop a love for reading with a month-long read-a-thon.

Rancho Minerva Middle School

Cell Exploration | #RMMicroscopes
Vsta, California

Discovering the characteristics of life with microscopes.

Saint Bede the Venerable

Vegetable Gardens | #SaintBedeGarden
Chicago, Illinois

Extending the vegetable growing season with a Tower Garden.

Sherwood Forest Elementary

Apple a Day | #SherwoodForestApples
Federal Way, Washington

Providing access to healthy snacks for students and their families – with apples.

St. Louis Park Middle School

Food Shelf | #StLouisParkFoodShelf
St. Louis Park, Minnesota

Meeting students’ needs with healthy foods that can be prepared at home.

St. Mary's Catholic School

iPads | #StMarysiPads
Alexandria, Virginia

Motivating young learners with technology-driven activities.

St. Paul's Lutheran School

Exploring Nature | #StPaulNatureCamp
Prior Lake, Minnesota

Experiencing a hands-on approach to learning about nature.

Sterling Elementary

School Garden | #SterlingElementaryGarden
Warrensburg, Missouri

Growing student’s love for gardening with tools and supplies for a school garden. 

W.B. Saul High School

Going Green with Solar | #SaulGoesSolar
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Reducing the school’s carbon footprint with solar powered compost procedures. 

Westminster Community Charter School

Reading Rocks Book Club | #WestminsterBookClub
Buffalo, New York

Encouraging a love of reading by providing personal copies of reading materials.