FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sparklight to Awards $15,000 to Support STEM Education Through Its "Dream Bigger" Contest
Six winners to each receive $2,500 to support K-12 science, technology, engineering and math projects
March 1, 2023 – Phoenix, Arizona – Sparklight®, a leading broadband communications provider, invites schools and organizations serving K-12 students to enter its 5th annual “Dream Bigger” social media campaign for the opportunity to win $2,500 to fund their science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) project or club.
K-12 schools and organizations in communities throughout the 21 states Sparklight serves may enter to win simply by sharing a photo and written entry outlining how the money will be used to fund their technology project – whether for equipment, competition fees, curriculum development, field trips or other materials – and how it benefits students. Six winners will each receive a $2,500 donation.
“Sparklight has long recognized the importance of STEM education in equipping students with the skills to overcome the digital divide,” said Trish Niemann, Vice President of Communications Strategy. “Our annual Dream Bigger contest helps support STEM-based curricular and extracurricular initiatives that get children interested in STEM concepts early on, sparking an interest that could last a lifetime.”
Entries will be accepted March 1 through March 22 at sparklight.com/contest. Twelve finalists will be selected by Sparklight and the six winners will be determined by public voting from March 24 through March 31. The finalists, as well as the winning schools and organizations, will be highlighted on Sparklight’s social media channels, including Facebook and Instagram.
Sparklight® is a leading broadband communications provider and part of the Cable One family of brands, which serves more than 1.1 million residential and business customers in 24 states. Sparklight provides consumers with a wide array of connectivity and entertainment services, including high-speed internet and advanced Wi-Fi solutions, cable television and phone service. Sparklight Business provides scalable and cost-effective products for businesses ranging in size from small to mid-market, in addition to enterprise, wholesale and carrier customers.
Director, Corporate Communications