State Farm® Announces 2010 Friday Night Feats Contest Winners


    Online Contest Awarded Over $160,000 to more than 50 Schools

<p>BLOOMINGTON, Ill., <span class="xn-chron">Dec. 13, 2010</span> /CNW/ -- State Farm® today announced Holy <span class="xn-person">Trinity Catholic</span> Secondary School from Cornwall, Ontario as the first prize winner of the Friday Night Feats high school football video contest. Fans voted for Holy Trinity's play titled "Off to the Finals" as the biggest moment of the high school football season earning the school a total of <span class="xn-money">$15,000</span> on top of the <span class="xn-money">$2,500</span> finalist nominee award.  <span class="xn-person">Austin High</span> School of Sugar Land, TX was awarded the second place prize of <span class="xn-money">$10,000</span> and <span class="xn-person">Winter Park</span> High School of <span class="xn-person">Winter Park</span>, FL earned the third place prize of <span class="xn-money">$5,000</span>.</p>
<p>To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click <a href=""></a> eats-contest-winners-111800589.html</p>
<p>The contest - highlighting some of this season's biggest moments in high school football as submitted by players, coaches and fans from across the U.S. and parts of <span class="xn-location">Canada</span> - recognized more than 50 Zone winners who each earned <span class="xn-money">$2,500</span> for their schools and became eligible to be a finalist.  State Farm's panel of judges - Recruiting Experts <span class="xn-person">Allen Trieu</span>, <span class="xn-person">Bill Greene</span> and <span class="xn-person">Brandon Huffman</span>; and Kid Reporter <span class="xn-person">Sarah Rodriguez</span> - selected the 10 biggest moments from those plays fans voted as Zone winners.</p>
<p>"The support and passion shown by community members in and around Cornwall was impressive and inspiring," said Heisman trophy winner Doug Flutie. "State Farm is proud to support such communities who share a passion for being there to encourage these important efforts."</p>
<p>To see the winning videos and all of the others submitted this year, visit the State Farm Friday Night Feats contest page at <a href=""></a>.</p>

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