2018 Classroom Finalists

The Meijer Great Choices Film Festival awards 12 classroom grants totaling $3,300 to K-8 classrooms who submit video entries in the Meijer Great Choices Junior Film Festival competition.

Building Character

First Place - Reach Out
James T. Jones Elementary School, Sara Sholten

Second Place - Sportsmanship
St. Michael Parish School, Jean Simon

Third Place - Stand Up
Holy Redeemer Grade School, Laura Ilov

Judges Choice Award - Dream Big
Downriver Detroit Student Film Consortium, Scott A. Galeski


Celebrating Diversity

First Place - Wonderful World
St. Michael Parish School, Jean Simon

Second Place - Eggs of a Different Color
Lakewood Middle School, Russ Miller

Third Place - Every Apple
Byron Center West Middle School, Janine Campbell

Judges Choice Award - Be Yourself
SAMS Video Productions, Marcia Sgriccia


Promoting Healthy Living

First Place - Simple Steps
C.A. Frost Elementary, Charlie Jansen

Second Place - Unplug!
Parchment Middle School, Amanda Militzer

Third Place - Turning off the Wi-Fi
St. Michael Parish School, Jean Simon

Judges Choice Award - The Healthy Solution
Byron Center West Middle School, Janine Campbell