Thursday, February 25, 2010

Essay Contest


"Why Should the Oklahoma Legislature Support a Bottle Bill?"

Attention Students & Teachers:

To celebrate Earth Day, the Ada Recycling Coalition (ARC) is sponsoring an essay contest for high school students (grades 9-12) in Pontotoc County.

The first-place essay writer will receive $100 and the two runners-up will each receive $50.

Here are the details:

  • Contestants will be judged on their understanding of the general subject, their demonstrated knowledge of key issues, originality and style.
  • Title: "Why Should the Oklahoma Legislature Support a Bottle Bill?"
  • Deadline: Friday, April 2, 2010 – 5 pm.
  • Essays are to be submitted to Trudy Nevland, as follows:
    • Mail – 231 South Townsend, Ada, OK 74820
    • Hand Deliver – 220 West 7th Street, Ada, OK 74820
    • E-mail – (electronic submissions are encouraged).
    • Fax – (580) 436-8092
  • 500 words or less. Must by typed and double-spaced.
  • Cover sheet to include: name, grade, school and telephone number.
  • Winners will be acknowledged at ARC’s annual meeting on Thursday, April 22 at the Elks Lodge (11:30 to 1 pm) where they and a guest will be treated to lunch.

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