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Essay Contest at the Fair

Essay Contest

Essay Contest
Essay Contest Winners

The Essay Contest is an annual event, designed to encourage research into the County’s history by participating students.

WRITING CONTEST: ELEMENTARY (3-5), MIDDLE SCHOOL, AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ONLY

RULES:
An Essay/Story – Minimum of 300 words. (no maximum)
Typed copies only on 8 1/2 X 11 paper, double-spaced using at least size 12 font. All pages must be numbered.
Put student’s social security number or PIEMS instead of name on all pages .
Essay must have a cover sheet.
Student must be passing in grading period prior to contest.

2016 Prompt: “Imagine Hollywood and the Wild Hog Cook-Off got mixed together! What would happen? Imagine if there were movie stars and famous singers… maybe even a big Hollywood movie premier at the cook-off!” Tell us the best story you can! Be creative! Who knows, maybe your story will one day be a big Hollywood movie!

Turn story in to Amanda Johnson at Burks Elementary if in grades 3-5, Elsa Flores at Newman Middle School if in grades 6-8, and to Nelda Garcia at Cotulla High School if in grades 9-12, no later than February 2, 2016. Nothing will be accepted after that time. Winners will be announced during our opening ceremonies at the Fair on Thursday!

Awards:
1st place-$100.00
2nd place-$50.00
3rd place-$25.00