The Ford Motor Company recently announced the STEM Community Challenge, which aims to build innovative and sustainable communities in this nation. The challenge will award $10,000 grants to two high schools who design the best projects that provide solutions for critical issues in their communities, and TWO Rockford schools have made the top 10 finalists list!

Jefferson and East High Schools are both in the running for these $10,000 grants from Ford, and now they need our votes to get them to the finish line!

Check out these awesome submission videos:


Jefferson High School


East High School


Public voting ends tomorrow, Tuesday, April 12 at 5 p.m. EST, so please click the links below and let's bring home the money for these amazing kids!

  • Vote for Jefferson High School here
  • Vote for East High School here