The Zooperlative Award is a new achievement prize for a Hampton Roads classroom or group of students. One project from each category, grades 3-5 and grades 6-8, will be chosen by the Virginia Zoological Society’s Community Engagement Committee to receive the award. Awardees will be presented with a custom plaque and a hand-crafted Flip-Flop Animal created by Ocean Sole, a field trip to the Virginia Zoo and a pizza party for the class. Submissions are due no later than March 22nd and can be completed online, by email or snail mail. Winners will be announced on Social Media on April 22nd in honor of Earth Day 2019.