Contests & Giveaways

METC 2015 Virtual Essay Contest

Pick your favorite online tool (i.e. Glogster, Animoto, Prezi, VoiceThread) and make a connection between your experience at METC and the conference theme "Motivate, Engage, Transform, Connect!" Be creative with your message and share your story.

The winner receives an iPad Air 2!
iPad Air 2
2015 Virtual Essay Contest Winner
Kelly Oliva, Liberty High School, Wentzville School District
Kelly Oliva's Virtual Essay

1. Must include the METC logo.
2. Maximum time length of 2 minutes. 
3. Must cite all sources within the essay. 

METC logo

1. Clear and encouraging/persuasive connection to the conference theme Motivate, Engage, Transform, Connect. (5 points possible)
2. Connection to your experience(s) at METC. (10 points possible)
3. Creativity with the tool used to create the essay. (4.5 points possible)
4. Creativity Challenge for 2015: In some way incorporate the students that participated in METC. This includes the eNews Student Bureau, the IT Student Support team and the Student Innovation Stations from the Exhibitor Reception on Tuesday. (4.5 points possible)
Virtual Essay Process:
1. Create your virtual essay using an online tool. This may be done prior to, during, or after METC. 
2. Submit the virtual essay by completing the Google Doc Form.
3. Deadline for submission is March 30, 2015.
4. The METC Planning & Advisory Committee will decide on a winner April 2015.
Tuesday Reception Game

During the reception on Tuesday, February 10th, 4:15-5:30 pm, learn about products and services being offered by METC exhibitors to earn game tickets! Each ticket earned will be placed in a drawing for great prizes. The more exhibitors you visit the more chances you have to win!

Play Selfie Social

You’ll want to play Selfie Social! It’s easy. Look for the game sheet in your conference bag which lists participating vendors. Find them, take a selfie with them and tweet the picture and the name of the vendor organization at #METCSelfie. The winner will be drawn from all who manage to tweet selfies with all of the participating vendors listed. The winner will receive their choice of an METC prize package valued up to $200 and will be notified by email or phone.


Take the Mic and Win!

Visit the EducationPlus booth (#84-85) during the conference to record a short video about your experience so far at METC. Then pick a building block to win a prize!


Online Evaluation Drawing
Completion of the general conference evaluation places your name in the drawing for a METC Prize Package! The winner will be able to pick their Prize Package. (Value up to $200.) Your name must be included in order to be eligible. The winner will be notified by email or phone. One entry per person.
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