SUBMIT your entries AS SOON AS POSSIBLE! We are accepting candidates until TOMORROW to win up to $20,000! Have your son or daughter between Kindergarten and 9th Grade APPLY NOW → www.afterschoolawards.com
Thank you to all of our impressive students who entered the Afterschool Awards contest! We are blown away by the contestants, and wish all of you good luck during the voting period between July 4 and August 9. Please make sure to vote who you think is the most impressive candidate in each of the four categories! → www.afterschoolawards.com
Big news for six DMPS elementary schools that were award 21st Century Community Learning Center grants to support afterschool programs. They join 11 other schools in Des Moines that are already part of the 21CCLC program.
Students can receive up to $20,000 by submitting Essays, Photos, Videos & More to our Free, Fun and Easy Afterschool Awards sponsored by IZOD! We will be selecting one winner in each category to receive a $5,000 Scholarship to further their academic studies. Enter Today and Share Your Story! → www.afterschoolawards.com.
Singer Pearl Bailey March 29, 1918 Singer Pearl Bailey was born in Newport News, Virginia. Pearl Mae Bailey (March 29, 1918 – August 17, 1990) was an American actress and singer. After appearing in vaudeville, she made her Broadwaydebut in St. Louis Woman in 1946. She won a Tony Award for the title role in the all-black production of Hello, Dolly! in 1968. In 1986, she won a Daytime Emmy award for her performance as a fairy godmother in the ABC Afterschool Special, Cindy Eller: A Modern…
First lady Michelle Obama stands on stage during an awards ceremony for the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities in the East Room at the White House on November 19, 2012 in Washington, DC. The first lady talked about the importance of afterschool and out of school arts and humanities education and presented awards recognizing programs across the country that benefit underserved youth.Photo Credit: Mark Wilson, Getty Images via StyleList