The Beacon chooses six lesson plans that follow all submission guidelines and meet or exceed the judging criteria mentioned above. Grant amounts, to be awarded in the form of Visa gift card, are as follows: 1st & 2nd place: $1,000 each. Then 3rd, 4th, 5th, & 6th place: $500 each. Winners will be announced (and winning lesson plans will be featured!) on The Beacon.
The Beacon (fios.verizon.com/beacon) defines itself as "your source for technology & entertainment news and guides." It's available "for informational purposes and does not represent the views of Verizon." Questions about the grant for teachers can be directed to Sam Carson, Communications Specialist, The Beacon, firstname.lastname@example.org. Mr. Sam Carson, The Beacon, 206 College St., Pineville, NC, 28134.