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December 10th, 2012
Press Release: intelliVOL Partners with National Catholic Educational Association
intelliVOL has signed on as the title sponsor of the Year of Faith YouTube Video Contest hosted by the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA). The Contest, open to grade 7-12 students in a Catholic school or parish religious education program, will accept YouTube entries submitted via email until January 31, 2013.
“This contest reflects intelliVOL’s values as a company, that community service is a vital part of individual growth and development while also reinforcing the fabric of American life,” said Michele Pitman, intelliVOL CEO. “Our product, x2VOL makes it easier for schools to manage their students’ service and volunteer efforts and when that process is easier, more hours can be given to worthy causes.”
“During this Year of Faith, the call to Catholic youth to reflect upon their service in Jesus Christ is of great importance to our religious educators,” said Lori Dahlhoff, NCEA Religious Education Department executive director. “The results from inviting Catholic youth to create a video sharing what they’ve learned about Christ and themselves through serving the wider community, I hope, will motivate people of all ages to recommit and renew their faith.”
Winning videos—to be announced in March 2013—will be judged by the NCEA on technical quality, originality, and on how they reflect the contest theme including the connection between service and faith in Christ. Follow these guidelines to enter: http://www.ncea.org/departments/religious/yofvideocontest.asp.
The sponsorship is a perfect fit for intelliVOL because the company is dedicated to furthering community service and volunteerism in U.S. high schools. Private and public schools throughout the country use x2VOL to log and track hundreds of thousands of their students’ volunteer hours for community service and service learning. x2VOL includes the ability for students to schedule and track their hours, for charities to enter their needs and verify student participation, and for schools to easily manage and report student work. x2VOL mobile app keeps students on track with their service hours while they are on the go. Visit here to read more about x2VOL and how one Texas high school logged over 35,000 service hours in one year.