Sure, you could probably read too much into the movie. But the fact of the matter is, everyone in this movie plays their role perfectly. The kid with a huge imagination who doesn't quit. The father who matter-of-factly stands by and supports his kid. The community who shows up and cares. It's a story worth emulating in your life, day after day. Even if you probably won't get $130,000 scholarship out of the deal.
Here, give it a watch: