Video Contest

National High School Student Video Contest 

The Video Contest Returns January 1, 2023
U.S. High school students in grades 9-12 are invited to create a fun and informative short video (60 seconds max) highlighting the ways special districts ‘Make the Difference’ in local communities across the nation for a chance to win a scholarship. Additional prize money will be given to the teachers of the winning students to promote technology and support civics education. 

Here’s How it Works: 

The top ten finalists will be chosen by a panel of judges from Districts Make the Difference. The top 3 scholarship winners will be selected by the public during an open voting period.  
The video entries will be scored on four criteria:  

  • Accuracy and effectiveness 
  • Creativity and originality 
  • Production quality 
  • Entertainment value 

The top 3 videos win a scholarship!   

Plus, a bonus prize awarded to the student’s chosen teacher for each winning video!  
U.S. High school students in grades 9-12 are strongly encouraged to participate in this contest for its educational engagement and scholarship opportunities. Enjoy creating a video and learning about special districts for a chance to win a scholarship! 

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First Place winner will receive $2000
Victoria from Wellington Community High School in Florida

Second Place winner will receive $1000
Julianne from Pendleton High School in Oregon

Third Place winner will receive $500
Aditi from Elkhorn South High School in Nebraska