Student Service Above Self Program

Community Service & Civic Engagement


15th Annual Middle School Fair

March TBD

The Ohio State University Fawcett Center

Celebrating the 2020-2021 Middle School community service activities
at a special Columbus Rotary event.
CLICK HERE for the Middle School 2019 Fair Video
CLICK HERE for the Middle School 2019 Fair Program
CLICK HERE for the Middle School 2018 Fair Video
CLICK HERE for the Middle School 2018 Fair Program


11:00 a.m. Preparation - Students arrive and set up their community service project boards.
11:10 a.m. Exhibition of Community Service Projects - Attendees view the project displays from each middle school and engage students in conversations about project goals, project activities, results, and personal learning through community service involvement.
11:40 a.m. Recognition Luncheon - Community and CCS leaders commend the students’ efforts and results. Recognition of corporate and individual financial supporters.
12:00 p.m. Student Presentations and Certificates - Each student team makes a presentation from the podium about its community service project.
12:40 p.m. Surprise Group Activity
12:45 p.m. Student Presentations and Certificates - Completion of student community service teams' presentations.
1:25 p.m.   Closing / Adjourn
2019 Middle School Fair


  • Three students and one faculty advisors from each community service team and principals.
  • CCS Board of Education members and administrations
  • Representatives from community organizations that collaborated with one of more student community service teams.
  • Rotarians and various other community leaders.
  • Representatives from corporate financial supporters and individuals financial supporters.


  • Provide a showcase for community service projects conducted by student teams from all Columbus City Schools' (CCS) middle schools.
  • Honor all projects, and select three projects to participate in the  2021 High School Fair, May 3, 2021, Archie Griffin Ballroom in the OSU Student Union
  • Recognize CCS faculty members who served as community service project advisors.
  • Salute corporate and individual financial supporters and community organization partners.