DAYTON, Ohio, Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Student scholars in the Dayton community will be gathering for a fast-paced dodgeball tournament to celebrate National School Choice Week 2019, the nation's largest-ever celebration of opportunity in education. Students are welcome to form teams and register in advance for the tournament, in which the winning team will receive a cash prize.
The tournament will also feature a talk by Event Coordinator and School Registrar Christina Banda, who will address more than 150 attendees, including students, parents, grandparents, community leaders, and teachers, on the value of school choice. The tournament will take place at the Emerson Academy of Dayton's gymnasium at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019.
This event is planned to coincide with the history-making celebration of National School Choice Week 2019, which will feature more than 40,000 school choice events across all 50 states.
"We will be celebrating school choice by emphasizing and highlighting the well-rounded academic and extracurricular opportunities that are available to students and families at the top-rated schools of choice at National Heritage Academies in Dayton and across the country," said Dr. Landon A. Brown, II, principal of Emerson Academy.
Emerson Academy of Dayton is a public charter school with top academic ratings that serves more than 650 students in grades K to 8.
This event is open to the public.
As a nonpartisan, nonpolitical public awareness effort, National School Choice Week shines a positive spotlight on effective education options for students, families, and communities around the country. From January 20 through 26, 2019, more than 40,000 independently-planned events will be held in celebration of the Week. For more information, visit www.schoolchoiceweek.com.
SOURCE National School Choice Week