Closing & Scholarship Ceremony

All sponsors, hosting organizations, and participating students and teachers were invited to attend a Closing Ceremony, held at the University of Miami’s Casa Bacardi on Thursday April 4.

During the ceremony, guests watched a short video presentation of One Day Project activities, from the opening ceremony to fundraising to the Soft Skills Workshops to the One Day Sessions, and which included a compilation of students’ multimedia projects from the Project.

The ceremony continued with the presentation of plaques to sponsors, donors, and participating schools, without whose work and dedication and this project would not have been possible.

The ceremony concluded with the awarding of scholarships to deserving students from each of the participating schools. In total:

$1,500 was awarded to 2 students at Booker T. Washington Senior High School

$1,500 was awarded to 2 students at Miami Northwestern Senior High School

$3,000 was awarded to 5 students at Law Enforcement Officers’ Memorial High School

Additional donations on behalf of the Miami on the Move Project were made in the following amounts:

$1,500 to the 2014 Youth Leadership Miami Program


$2,400 to the Miami Science Museum’s Best Buy Teen Tech Center.

Check out our Photo Gallery for more on the Closing Ceremony!


The One Day Project’s 9 scholarship awardees


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