McMinnville High senior wins $1,000 scholarship by expressing his GRADitude

Daniel Lobatos, a senior at McMinnville High School, has been selected to receive a $1,000 college scholarship from OSBA for his video expressing GRADitude. In his video Lobatos thanks Juanita Clarno, a teacher at the McMinnville School District’s Engineering & Aerospace Sciences Academy (EASA), for her support and dedication. “She was really like a secondRead More

‘Graduation is victory’ video debuts

A new video debuting here today tells the stories of overcoming obstacles and creating opportunities by 2017 graduates of Oregon’s public schools. In addition to the new video, the Promise website contains new resources related to graduation. They include reports from the Chief Education Office and Oregon Department of Education, as well as links toRead More

‘Graduation is vital’ video debuts

A new video debuting here today celebrates how important graduation is for Oregon’s public schools. The video was filmed at 2017 graduation ceremonies at Bethel SD (Eugene), Reynolds SD (Portland), Astoria SD and Eagle Point SD (north of Medford). It captures the excitement of seniors graduating from high school and celebrating with their families andRead More

Promise video wins NSPRA award

The Promise of Oregon campaign’s latest video, “What Makes Oregon, Oregon?” was recognized Wednesday with an Award of Excellence by the National School Public Relations Association. A complete list of winners in NSPRA’s 2017 Publications and Electronic Media Contest can be found on their website. The full video can be viewed here.