4th Annual School Spirit Award

4th Annual School Spirit Award

What could your school do with $5,000?

This year, we’re awarding 1st place with $5,000, 2nd place with $1,500 and 3rd place with $1,000!

FM NewsTalk 97.1 is making back to school a little more spirited once again with 4th Annual School Spirit Award. Does your school have the most spirit? Submit your school below for the chance to win!

To download full contest rules, click here.

To Enter:

  1. Click the Submit Contest Entry button below. (If you haven't created a profile with 971talk.com, you will need to in order to enter and vote.)
  2. Under User Profile, include your personal first and last name and phone number.
  3. Under Entry Info, the Submitter name is your name and the Entry Title is the official name of your school. The Entry Description is where you can write a few sentences on how your school could benefit from winning the cash prize.
  4. The Entry Image can be a logo or mascot for your school. (not required)
  5. Then fill out the rest of the fields with the relative information. 
  6. Verify that you've read the rules and that your school contains at least one grade 1st through 12th.
  7. Submit Entry.

Past Winners

Please note: All submissions will be reviewed by the station before they are published below. Please wait up to 48 hours to see your school in the list. Submissions will be accepted through Sunday, September 4th. Voting for round one will begin Tuesday, September 6th at noon.


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Congratulations to last year's winner, New Athens!