My School Rules, the biggest school spirit contest came back to the tri-state 2021 and we are so excited to announce the winning area PTO. Robert John & Associates is granting Mary Carrico Catholic School in Knottsville KY $1,000 to use on whatever they want!
One of the things that I've recently learned is that a school's PTO (or PTA) group does more than bake sales and meetings. Want new playground equipment? Ask the PTO. Need iPads? Yep, PTO. Think your school needs pretty landscaping, teacher appreciation events, and those fun family events that bring the community together? You got it - the PTO is the group that makes it ALL happen.
But guess what playgrounds, iPads, landscaping, teacher appreciation, and fun events need... Yep, $$! Every dollar is important and PTOs are incredibly important to a child's school experience. So thank you to EVERYONE who voted!
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This contest is a multi-station contest. (WBKR, WKDQ, WJLT, WGBF-FM, WGBF-AM, WOMI, WDKS) All Townsquare Media contest rules apply. Voting is conducted via a third-party voting platform Crowdsignal and is not controlled by Townsquare Media employees. Prize will be provided by Robert John & Associates Law Offices of Evansville. Winning PTO will be contacted after September 7, 2021 and arrangements will be made at that time to present the check. All taxes are the responsibility of the winning party. *School must be within a 100-mile radius from Evansville, IN. ALL TOWNSQUARE MEDIA CONTEST RULES APPLY.
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