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Galesburg High School Competing for $10,000 Grant

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Galesburg Silver StreaksStudents at Galesburg High School are depending on the community and maybe even some strangers to help secure a $10,000 grant.

The Midwest Technical Institute asked high schools, if they were given $10,000, how would they spend it to improve their school to work programs.

Galesburg High School teacher Russ Ullrich says they took their concept to the multimedia production students.

Ullrich tells the WGIL Morning News there were six teams who made six different videos, and students then chose the best of the six.

“They put together the packages, and decided how that money should be spent within the school, and what projects we could do,” Ullrich said.  “The team that ended up winning out of those six, within our own school, was then submitted for the contest.  This particular team chose to basically split the money up.”

Ullrich says if they win the money will go to the media production studio and robotic autonomous drones. 

To vote for Galesburg High School, look for the Facebook contest link by CLICKING HERE.

The winner will be announced April 28th.