For the 35th year, the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer will be celebrating student achievement and potential with its annual Page One Awards. The ceremony begins at 7 tonight in the Columbus RiverCenter for the Performing Arts.
This year, 185 students and 18 teachers have been chosen to compete based on their records of leadership, scholarship and character.
There are 13 categories for students.
Each Page One student winner receives a trophy and $1,000 cash award except for the journalism winner who gets the $1,500 Tucker Wilder Award.
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The runner-up in each category receives a plaque and $300 cash award.
Every nominee receives a certificate of recognition.
The winner of the Sara Spano top teacher award will receive a trophy and $1,000 cash. The two runners-up will each get a plaque and $300.
Other teachers will get a certificate of recognition.
The Northside High School Symphonic Band under the direction of Tim Zabel will perform at the show.