Tuesday, December 20, 2011

GLEE Stars Dot Marie Jones and Jayma Mays Present $10,000 Check to Culver City Middle School Arts Programs on Dec. 16







Glee and the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) presented Culver City Middle School students & educators a check for $10,000 as a part of the “Glee Give a Note” competition that launched a couple of months ago. Stars of the popular series Jayma Mays and Dot Marie Jones were on hand to present the award.




Culver City Middle School is one of the 60 second place winners of the campaign and will receive $10,000 grant to support the school’s arts programs.

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WHO: Glee stars Dot Marie Jones and Jayma Mays along with Twentieth Century Fox and the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) presented Culver City Middle School students and educators a check for $10,000 as part of the “Glee Give A Note” competition



WHAT: Culver City Middle School is one of 60 second place winners of the “Glee Give a Note” campaign to receive a $10,000 grant to support the school’s arts programs. 73 schools nationwide will receive grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000



Students across the country harmonized, boogied and conducted their submissions in video form during an open call for entries that started three months ago. In October, the eligible entries were posted on www.GleeGiveANote.com and put up for public vote for 30 days to determine the finalists. A panel composed of NAfME members conducted a final vote to select the winning programs. The list can be found at www.GleeGiveANote.com

Two-time winner, Glee was nominated for a third consecutive year for a Golden Globe® Award for Best Television Comedy.

Visuals:

· Presentation by Glee stars Dot Marie Jones and Jayma Mays and Culver City Middle School Principal, Jon Pearson

· Glee stars interacting with students

· Comments from school administrators and teachers






PHOTO CREDIT: Dan Steinberg Photography

Information provided by: Mandy Rodgers, online publicist

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