Cleveland Indians announce 2012 High Achievers Program

CLEVELAND, OH --- The Cleveland Indians today announced the launch of the newly updated 2012 Indians High Achievers program. The Indians organization is committed to encouraging students to reach their full potential and help foster self-confidence in the youth of Northeast Ohio. Indians High Achievers provides an opportunity for students to be rewarded with game tickets and other great prizes for positive efforts and academic success. 

Since 2009, Indians High Achievers has a membership of over 15,000 students. Building upon its initial success, the online program is now extended to students in grades K-12. The ultimate goal of the program remains ? to give an outlet for Northeast Ohio students to have fun through learning with a focus on education.  

As the official Indians High Achievers spokesman, Tribe center fielder GRADY SIZEMORE, along with help from Indians mascot, Slider and Hot Dog mascots Ketchup, Onion and Mustard will support the educational component of this Indians Community Outreach initiative. Each will play a significant role by championing the message of the importance of working hard, attending school and reading.  

The FREE online Indians High Achievers program is based upon positive efforts within (2) scholastic categories: Grades and Reading.

Students have the opportunity to earn rewards for each completed task:

Grades: Maintain A’s & B’s, Satisfactory, or 3.0 and above based on individual school grading system for an entire grading period (semester/trimester)

Reading: Read three (3) books during one grading period (semester/trimester)

Rewards are bigger and better with the NEW 2012 Indians High Achievers! Prizes begin with two (2) Indians 2012 game tickets. Active members are entered into a raffle for the chance to win a Batting Practice Experience or a spot on the Kids Starting Lineup during pregame Sunday home games. Added rewards include t-shirts and additional Tribe game tickets.

Indians High Achievers Club is a wonderful tool to engage students in grades K-12 in academics and reward them for working hard. An Indians High Achievers membership is not without perks.

The FREE 2012 Indians High Achievers membership includes:

  • Official Membership/Redemption Card valid during the 2012 Indians season.
  • Official Welcome Letter from Indians center fielder Grady Sizemore.
  • Indians High Achievers magnet.
  • Indians High Achievers t-shirt (after submitting at least one (1) report card or reading form).
  • 10% off any Indians Team Shop just by showing your membership card!

Active members also receive:

  • Automatic entry into raffle to be chosen each Sunday as part of the Kids Starting Lineup or Batting Practice Experience.
  • Exclusive eligibility to be selected as the Indians Guest PA Announcer or Grounds Crew Member for one-half innings each Sunday home game.
  • Opportunity to win eight (8) additional Indians home game tickets.