How Will I Rise Up? Contest Grand Prize WInner
With over 20,000+ active engagements and interest in all of our student finalists across all social media channels, we are so proud
of all of the student participants and will make sure they each get a #RISEUPwithDPSCD swag pack the first week of school!
Our "HOW WILL I RISE UP?" GRAND PRIZE WINNER IS....... (drum roll please):
Dana odums, grade 11 - The school at marygrove
TOP 5 Finalists - Vote from August 26 - Septemebr 1, 2021
Detroit Public Schools Community District called on students to submit a short video focused on "How Will I Rise?" for the upcoming school year. Students were encouraged to focused their messages on topics such as academics, athletics, artistic pursuits, social-emotional supports, favorite teacher(s)/staff member, home life, or any other key area that will help them as a student rise.
Please view the videos below on our social media channels! Public voting will be judged by the number of unique “engagements,” “shares” or “comments” (comments by each unique user account will be counted once per video finalist). The Finalist will be announced on September 3, 2021.
Video 1 of 5 - Cooke STEM Academy: Henry Vaughn, Grade 5
Video 2 of 5 - The School at Marygrove: Dana Odums, Grade 11
Video 3 of 5 - Detroit School of Arts: Shani Userkaf, Grade 12 & Afiya Userkaf, Grade 10
Video 4 of 5 - Cass Technical High School: Ethan Whitsett, Grade 11
Video 5 of 5 - Cass Technical High School: Adanna Nwamba, Grade 10
The “How Will You Rise Up?” social media contest is hosted by Detroit Public Schools Community District, 3011 W Grand Blvd., Detroit, MI 48202. No purchase necessary. Must be a currently enrolled Detroit Public Schools Community District student for the 2021-2022 school year to be eligible for grand prize. Submissions, which should be in the form of video that is 15 to 30 seconds in length, must be submitted via a Qualtrics survey at https://dpscd.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_80lt7ZqjFTX7VVc between 12:01 a.m. EST on August 9, 2021 and 11:59 p.m. EST on August 25, 2021 to be eligible. Video submission should focus on one of the following: the importance and/or the emphasis on what the student will focus on to help them rise during the school year. This may include references such as academics, athletics, artistic pursuits, social-emotional supports, favorite teacher(s)/staff member, home life, or any other key area that will help them as a student rise. All submissions must be in alignment with the Student Code of Conduct. Students may also choose to share their videos on their own social media platform (i.e., Instagram, Facebook, TikTok or Twitter) using the hashtag #RISEUPwithDPSCD and tagging @Detroitk12, but doing so is not a requirement to be entered to win. Students under 13 years of age will need parental consent via the online submission form in order to participate.
A panel of three to four (3-4) DPSCD marketing team employees will weigh two factors to determine prize winners: 1) quality of production and 2) overall message as it relates to the importance of how they will rise up as it relates to the district's mission and vision located at https://www.detroitk12.org/domain/6826. Public voting will be judged by the number of unique “engagements,” “shares” or “comments” (comments by each unique user account will be counted once per video finalist) will on the Detroit Public Schools Community District’s Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/Detroitk12), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/detroitk12), and twitter (https://twitter.com/detroitk12) accounts between 12:01 a.m. EST on August 26, 2021 and 11:59 p.m. EST on September 1, 2021. The Grand Prize Winner will be announced on September 3, 2021.
Grand Prize - Back-to-School Prize Pack
The Grand Prize shall be determined in the sole discretion of the District. The winning student will be provided prize options to choose from and the total value cannot exceed $500.00
By providing this photo/video for the “How Will You Rise Up?” contest you grant to Detroit Public Schools Community District (“District”) as well as its agents, contractors, successors and subsidiaries permission to use your name, image, voice, and likeness (“image”). You further grant exclusive permission to the District with respect to the use of the image in any photograph, video, film, or other form of media (“media”) without limitation in any or all of the District’s marketing publications, including but not limited to web-based publications, brochures, multi-media, and print media without payment or other consideration. You further consent and allow the District to edit, alter, copy, exhibit, publish, license or otherwise distribute the media (“license”) in any manner. You waive the right to inspect or approve of any draft or finished product and further waive any claim to any payment, royalties or other form of compensation arising from or related to the District’s creation or use of your image and media.
You further understand and agree that all media and images are the exclusive property of the District and will not be provided to you nor returned.
You release, defend, and hold harmless the District and any individual or entity publishing or distributing the media and image, whether in draft form or finished product, in whole or in part from any and all claims, damages, demands, judgments, liabilities and causes of action which you, your successors and heirs, representatives, executors, administrators have or may have arising from or related to the terms of this document, the use or dissemination of your likeness or the media.
Additionally, you agree that the District has the unilateral right to elect whether to post/not post, use/not use your image and media and has the unequivocal right to delete any post or impression that includes your image and media and in its sole discretion may block any user from its platform.