Monday, August 16, 2010

9/11 Essay Contest Announced

Public, private and home schooled students age 17 and under are invited to enter the Second Annual “Why I Remember September 11, 2001” Essay Contest. Essays from students in Kindergarten through 4th grades must be at least 100 words. Essays from students in 5th through 8th grades must be at least 250 words. Essays from students in 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 Saturday, September 11th. All entries must be mailed to Essay Contest, P.O. Box 1305, Cookeville, TN 38503 and received by Monday, September 6th. You should include the entrant's name, grade and telephone number. Call 881-6481 for more information.