Governor Rick Scott & First Lady Ann Scott's Black History Month Excellence in Education Award


Official Rules and Guidelines

Governor Rick Scott's Black History Month Excellence in Education Award Contest is open to all full-time educators in an elementary, middle, or high school in Florida. Three winners will be selected: one elementary teacher (grades K–5), one middle school teacher (grades 6–8), and one high school teacher (grades 9–12). Nominations may be submitted by a principal,teacher, parent/guardian, or student. Winners will be notified after February 2, 2017.

Entry Dates: Entries can be mailed to Volunteer Florida, Black History Month Committee, 3800 Esplanade Way, Suite 180, Tallahassee, Florida 32311, or submitted electronically. All entries must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on January 20, 2017. (Contestants are responsible for all shipping costs.) Entries submitted electronically will receive email confirmation.


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Contact Volunteer Florida at 850-414-7400 for any further questions.