Student Service Above Self Program

Community Service & Civic Engagement


15th Annual Middle School Fair

March 26, 2020

Hosted in  the Archie Griffin Ballroom In

The Ohio State University Fawcett Center

Celebrating the 2019-2020 middle school community service activities
at a special Columbus Rotary luncheon
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  • CLICK HERE for the Middle School 2018 Fair Video
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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
2018 MS Fair
2018 MS Fair


  • Three students and one faculty advisor from each community service team and principals.

  • CCS Board of Education members and administrators.

  • Representatives from community organizations that collaborated with one or more student community service teams.

  • Rotarians and various other community leaders.

  • Representatives from corporate financial supporters and individual 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 2020 High School Fair, May 11, 2020, Archie Griffin Ballroom. 

  • Recognize CCS faculty members who served as community service project advisors.

  • Salute corporate and individual financial supporters and community organization partners