STRIVE Awards Sponsorship

Each year, through the STRIVE Awards, the Education Foundation of Sarasota County joins Sarasota County Schools to celebrate students who have overcome challenges to succeed in life.

STRIVE Awards logo

Date: April 6, 2023

Locations: Booker High School, North Port High School, Pine View School, Riverview High School, Sarasota High School, Suncoast Polytechnical High School, and Venice High School.

Event: The STRIVE Awards honor the vision and legacy of H. Jack Hunkele, a philanthropist dedicated to recognizing and rewarding students from Sarasota County Schools who have overcome significant obstacles in improving their lives.

We are proud to continue Jack’s vision by celebrating high school juniors and seniors who persisted in the face of challenges to succeed in academics, life, or both. We honor these remarkable students with cash awards, special recognition, and a celebration event.

We invite you to become a STRIVE Awards sponsor and help us highlight inspiring students from across our county.

Benefits of STRIVE Award sponsorship:

• Sponsor name or logo on the celebration video shown in all schools during the STRIVE Award Celebration.
• Sponsor name or logo included on all STRIVE Award collateral.
• Request of a school of choice for sponsorship.*
• VIP invitation for up to two representatives to the STRIVE Award Celebration at the sponsored
• Signage at the STRIVE Award Celebration with sponsor name and logo and encouraging message from sponsor to students.**
• Personalized recognition that includes sponsor name and logo and acknowledges STRIVE Award support.
• Circle of Champion membership benefits at the Student Champion level.
• Mention and/or tag on social media.
• Listing in the STRIVE Award Celebration press release.
• Listing on the Education Foundation website.
• Recognition at LaunchPad4U, our community resource center.
• Invitations to special events exclusive to Circle of Champions members.

*Request will be granted based on availability.
** Sponsor to provide message.

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