Monday, August 31, 2009

9-11 Essay Contest Entries Being Accepted

Public, private and home schooled students age 17 and under are invited to enter the first annual "Why I Remember September 11, 2001" Essay Contest. Kindergarten through 4th grade Essays must be at least 100 words; 5th through 8th grades must be at least 250 words; 9th through 12th grades must be at least 500 words. One winner in each grade division will receive a $50 US Savings Bond and have his or her essay read at the Reflect and Remember Ceremony at the Putnam County Courthouse on Monday, September 14th. All entries must be mailed to Essay Contest, P.O. Box 1305, Cookeville, TN 38503 by September 5th. Please include name, grade and telephone number. Call 881-6481 for more information.