The Character’s Cool Contest is an annual program developed by the MindOH! Foundation to further character education and empower youth to practice ethical behavior. The Character’s Cool Contest is actually three contests in one: 1) Student Drawing: Students who fill out the Character’s Cool Contest online survey will be entered in a drawing to win the grand prize, a Nintendo Gamecube, or additional prizes. 2) School contest: The school that has the most students participant will win a new computer and a one-year license to the “MindOh! Discipline and Life Skills Series,” a $6,250 value; the runner-up, the “Project Wisdom’s Character Education Series,” a $1,000 value. 3) Essay Contest: Students may also enter an essay contest–one for students ages 11-14 and one for students ages 15-18–in which winners will receive $500 for 1st place, $250 for 2nd place, and $175 for 3rd place.

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