Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced the start of the 10th annual Take Action Video Contest, which gives Ohio high school students a chance to win up to $2,500 in college scholarships.
To enter the contest, Ohio high school students (grades 9 to 12) must produce and submit a 60-second video on one of the following topics: the National Do Not Call Registry; dealing with illegal robocalls; or using technology to stop unwanted calls. The deadline to enter is Dec. 7, 2018.
Students may enter individually or in teams of two. College scholarships will be awarded to the top three winning individuals or teams: $2,500 for first place; $1,500 for second place; and $1,000 for third place.
“We encourage Ohio high school students to participate in this contest,” Attorney General DeWine said. “This is a way for students to learn about important consumer protection topics while demonstrating their creativity.”
Additional information, official rules, and guidelines are available on the Ohio Attorney General’s website at: www.OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov/TakeActionContest.
The contest officially begins Sept. 10, 2018. To participate, students (in teams of two or individually) should create a 60-second informational video on one of the following topics:
- National Do-Not-Call Registry
- Dealing with illegal robocalls
- Using technology to stop unwanted calls
The deadline to submit entries is Dec. 7, 2018. The top three winning individuals or teams of two will be announced in March 2019 and will receive the following prizes:
- First place: $2,500 scholarship
- Second place: $1,500 scholarship
- Third place: $1,000 scholarship
To learn more, click to download the official 2018 Take Action Contest Guidelines .
Teachers are encouraged to download and hang the 2018 Take Action Contest Flier.
Questions should be directed to the Ohio Attorney General’s Office at 800-282-0515 or ConsumerOutreach@OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov.