Varsity Brands, the parent of BSN Sports, Varsity Spirit, and Herff Jones, announced that it has officially opened submissions for the fifth annual 2020 Varsity Brands School Spirit Awards.
The Varsity Brands School Spirit Awards recognize and honor the standouts in America’s high schools who instill pride, spark engagement and influence their school and their communities. A total of $100,000 will be awarded across 25 categories, including a $25,000 grand prize for America’s Most Spirited High School. Submissions for the Varsity Brands School Spirit Awards close on January 21, 2020. Category finalists will be announced on February 4, 2020.
“Varsity Brands believes that school pride serves as an important benchmark for a school’s overall success, and the Varsity Brands School Spirit Awards serve as our signature program to recognize and reward the everyday heroes who build spirit, improve student outcomes and strengthen communities,” said Adam Blumenfeld, CEO of Varsity Brands. As the extracurricular partner-of-choice to schools across the country, Varsity Brands’ three businesses – BSN Sports, Varsity Spirit, and Herff Jones – are uniquely situated to work with these leaders, and we are proud to celebrate their ability to inspire other students, faculty or community members by leading by example and sharing their school spirit.”
“The Varsity Brands School Spirit Awards highlight the many ways that spirit inspires and connects communities, and it serves as a platform to recognize the unsung heroes in America’s schools — the students, faculty, and administrators across the country who make a difference at their school through spirit,” added Nicole Lauchaire, executive director of the Varsity Brands School Spirit Awards. “We therefore encourage broad participation in the awards so that school spirit is celebrated for its ability to improve performance and foster holistic school and student wellness.”
The 2020 Varsity Brands School Spirit Awards will consist of 25 awards which will include a $25,000 Grand Prize for America’s Most Spirited High School and $3,000 for each category winner. More information is available here.