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Published:October 26th, 2006 02:51 EST

State Department Announces Doors to Diplomacy 2007 Web Project Competition for Middle School and High School Students

By SOP newswire

The U.S. Department of State and the Global SchoolNet Foundation are pleased to announce the 2007 "Doors to Diplomacy" award competition. This educational award program will recognize the student-created Global SchoolNet Web projects that best teach others about the importance of international affairs and diplomacy.

Students work in small teams with teacher-coaches. Projects must be completed by March 15, 2007. Winners will be announced in May 2007. Every team completing a final entry will receive a special "Doors to Diplomacy" certificate recognizing their achievement. Each student member of the team winning the "Doors to Diplomacy" receives a $2,000 scholarship, and the winning coaches’ schools each receive a $500 cash award.

For a complete description and information about eligibility and judging criteria, visit

For more information, contact:

Dr. Yvonne Marie Andres
Global SchoolNet
Telephone: 760-635-0001


Janice Clark
U.S. Department of State
Telephone: 703-875-5086