Friday, October 15, 2021
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Students invited to enter 2021-2022 radon poster, video contest

The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) is inviting students to participate in the 2012-2022 radon poster and video contest. The contest is designed to teach students about radon and how to reduce their risk of exposure, while also helping educate community members.
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Enroll your school in the 2022 Scripps National Spelling Bee

Elementary and middle schools can now enroll in the 2022 Scripps National Spelling Bee. Enrollment is open through Dec. 31 and cost $175 per school. Schools can choose to participate with in-person, online and hybrid options.
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Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs announces Demo Day competition winners

There were 120 Kentucky students who attended the Governor’s Schools for Entrepreneurs (GSE) this summer and participated in an opportunity to pitch their business startup ideas at two competitive Demo Days on June 26 and July 24 at Northern Kentucky University (NKU). GSE was split into two sessions that ran from June 6-26 and July 5-24.
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Seth Lance Memorial Film Festival accepting submissions

The Seth Lance Memorial Film Festival is accepting film submissions for a chance to win a $2,500 scholarship.
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Kentucky State Poetry Society accepting entries for 2021 Student Poetry Contest

The Kentucky State Poetry Society is accepting entries for its 2021 Student Poetry Contest.
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New TikTok challenge to raise awareness of FAFSA opportunities

The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) and GEAR UP Kentucky, a unit of the council, are throwing down the gauntlet on TikTok this month to help raise awareness about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, known as the FAFSA form.
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Louisville Zoo asking students to make art, instruments out of trash

The Louisville Zoo is holding its annual recycled art contest – dubbed “Trashformation” – online this year.
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Four Kentucky students named finalists in national science contest

Four Kentucky students are among 300 semifinalists in the 2021 Regeneron Science Talent Search, selected from 1,760 applicants across the nation and in 10 foreign countries.
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Student video contest on financial literacy taking submissions

The Jump$tart Coalition, which promotes financial literacy for young people, is sponsoring a contest for students in grades 5 through 12. Participants are asked to make a video on the importance of saving money. The maker of the winning video will get $50.
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T-shirt contest can bring prizes for student, class while feeding the hungry

A T-shirt design contest for children ages 12 and under can help fight hunger, as every entry will trigger a $20 donation from the Spartan Kids Foundation to contest sponsor Blessings in a Backpack.