Today’s the day! (Well, this week is the week!)
It’s finally Monday, January 19th which means today is the first day that voting is open for the Follett Challenge! The ten videos which receive the most votes win $8,000 and the score for the semifinalist and grand prize winners which are $30,00 are partially based of the video voting as well. My promotional video titled “Burlington High School Help Desk” is found HERE and all you need to vote for it is to select either Vote with Facebook or Vote with Email. You can also find the video by going to the Follett Challenge webpage and searching key words such as “real world” or “help desk” in the search bar. You can vote once a day, every day for the next twelve days and I strongly encourage you to do so!
I would like to remind everyone of the purpose of the Follett Challenge. Follett’s goal was to provide educators with opportunities to receive publicity and recognition for the unique programs and accomplishments being implemented in their school systems. Upon submissions of the videos, Follett encourages those who have submitted videos to promote their video excessively. Their reasoning for this is because regardless of wether a submission were to win or not, the program would have received global recognition. That being said, I am quite competitive and would really like to win, SO at the risk of sounding like a broken record I encourage you to share these images, send out tweets, Facebook statuses, chain emails, and anything that will get the word out to the Burlington Community. It’s just as easy as one click so let’s come together as a team Burlington and win some money (and some bragging rights) for our schools!
The link to my post about my video entry in the Follett Challenge is found here. Check it out for more information!