Inspiring Curiousity

WHAS11 and Sullivan College of Technology and Design invite teachers of kindergarten through 12 th grade in the WHAS11 metro viewing area* to enter the Inspiring Curiosity Contest. We’re awarding a grand prize of $2,000 to help further STEM education in local classrooms. We want to see the big ideas, experiments and projects in need of funding that will inspire our next generation of innovators!

The deadline to enter the contest is Sunday, February 4 at 5 p.m. ET. Entries will be judged on the following criteria: Incorporation of STEM Theme, Classroom Participation, Creativity and Visual Appeal. One finalist from each grade category will be selected for the chance to win the grand prize of $2000. Second place will receive $1000, third receives $500, and fourth place receives $250.   

Click HERE for official contest rules.  Click here for FAQ about the contest.  

See how winning Inspiring Curiosity is helping the next generation of innovators!


Step 1: Create a video no more than two (2) minutes long detailing a STEM-related project or curricula in need of funding that would help you “Inspire Curiosity” in the classroom.  No need to create a special project. We want to see how you are inspiring curiosity in your students daily. Show how your classroom incorporates STEM and include a description or demonstration of specific STEM-related activities or programs.

Step 2: Upload the video to  Be sure to include the words “Inspiring Curiosity” in the name of your video, along with your classroom and/or school name.

Step 3: Complete the entry form below including your YouTube video link and click “submit.” 

*Due to filming logistics and other considerations, the 2018 SCTD and WHAS11 Inspiring Curiosity Contest is open to public and private school in the following counties in the Louisville Metro DMA: Jefferson, Shelby, Spencer, Nelson, Bullitt, Meade, Oldham, Trimble, Henry, and Hardin counties in Kentucky and Floyd, Clark, Harrison, Washington, and Scott counties in Indiana. We apologize for any inconvenience.