Nominate a School

To nominate a school (K-12) for School of the Year, please fill out the fields below and submit. It's fast and it's free.

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School Information

(or designated staff member)
To be considered for the School of the Year award, this school must demonstrate an effort at improving reading and literacy outcomes for its students. From below, please indicate all the ways in which this school meets those criteria. Select all that apply.
Based on the choice(s) you made above, please provide more details on the ways in which this school and/or its faculty and staff are improving reading and literacy outcomes for their students? (1600 characters or less)

Nominator Information

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Who is Eligible?

To be eligible for the School of the Year Award, a school should demonstrate one of the following:
  • A school with innovative approaches to improving literacy.
  • A school with a faculty or a staff member who promotes literacy and enhances students’ reading skills.
  • A school that has shown a commitment to building a successful reading curriculum and fosters a love of reading for students.
  • A school that demonstrates excellence and success, and impacts a student's growth in literacy.
  • A school that exhibits an outstanding commitment to reading development.
  • A school that is making strides in reading proficiency.

What Do Winners Receive?

  • A $2,500 gift card.
  • A certificate of excellence.
  • Ohio Lottery Partners in Education prize pack.
  • Recognition on the Ohio Lottery’s website and social channels