November 16, 2010

Time Running Out to Vote for $15,000 Contest Winner

Voting on French Toast's "Show Us The Real 'U' In Uniform" Contest Closes On November 21, 2010

NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading school uniform brand French Toast ( today announced that voting for the $15,000 grand prize winner of its "Show Us The Real 'U' In Uniform" contest will close at midnight on November 21, 2010. The contest, which is designed to show how kids who attend schools with a dress code are doing unique and remarkable things, will award the winner $10,000 in cash. French Toast will also be donating $5,000 in school uniform vouchers to the winner's school.

"We encourage people to go to the contest website – – and vote for the submission they think is best," said Michael Arking, president of "The finalist with the most votes will win the grand prize of $10,000 in cash." The five finalists with the next highest number of votes will win $500 in cash along with $100 for their respective schools. The remaining finalists will each win a $100 gift card. The winners will be announced on or around November 30, 2010.

Contestants for the "Show Us The Real 'U' In Uniform" contest were encouraged to submit videos, essays and pictures that best show what makes them special and unique. On November 1, French Toast posted the top 10 submissions online at to let the public vote on which entry is the best.

About French Toast
Since 1953, French Toast has provided families with quality children’s wear and school uniforms at great prices. Schools and school districts across the country also turn to French Toast for information and tools that can help them adopt their own school uniform and dress code policies.
French Toast Uniforms can be found at major retailers or at  Parents can also request a catalog by mail by calling 1-800-FRENCHTOAST.
For school inquires about adopting a uniform program and to request our free Partnership for Education kit call 1-888-55 SCHOOL.
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Monarch Communications