Chapters will be recognized for their participation at the state convention. In order for chapters to receive awards, they must organize and conduct the basic PLOW program at the local level. Chapter awards will be based on the number of chapter, school, and community activities conducted by local chapter members during the year which are in addition to the basic literacy activities done within the chapter membership. Chapters that do not meet the requirements of the basic PLOW reading and literacy program, are not eligible to receive any awards at the state level.
PLOW (Basic Program) Requirements
The basic PLOW program conducted at the local chapter level consists of the following requirements:
1. A PLOW committee shall be established at the chapter level. This committee will assist the chapter officers and advisor(s) in planning, promoting, and conducting the PLOW program.2. Documentation of student involvement shall be recorded and maintained in the chapter files.3. A member participant recognition program shall be established at the chapter level that meets the following categories of recognition: