Friday, March 11, 2016

Enter the FAFSA Contest to Meet Michelle Obama

Two students from WHS will be selected to attend Michelle Obama's speech at SXSW.
The Austin Chamber is conducting a contest for seniors who submit their FAFSA by March 14 at 5:00. Two students from each high school will be selected to hear the First Lady when she visits SXSW on March 16.

To be eligible to win, students must:
File their FAFSA no later than 5 PM Central Time on Monday, March 14th. If selected, student winners must scan and submit their FAFSA confirmation page to Andrew Feller at

Paste the Tweet below to their personal Twitter account:
I filed my FAFSA, have you? File by 3/14 to meet @FLOTUS during #SXSW! @austinchamber @ReachHigherATX contest here:

Be currently enrolled in a high school from one of the following school districts or charter schools:
Austin ISD, Del Valle ISD, Elgin ISD, Hays CISD, Hutto ISD, Leander ISD, Lockhart ISD, Manor ISD, Pflugerville ISD, Round Rock ISD, KIPP Austin Public Schools, Harmony Public Schools, and NYOS

The Chamber will randomly select two eligible students from each of the 40 high schools (80 total) representing the districts/charters mentioned above.  The contest begins immediately and ends Monday, March 14th at 5 PM. Winners will be emailed and called by the Chamber no later than 12 PM the following day, Tuesday, March 15th.