Friday, February 22, 2013

Essay Contest

"Ways and Reasons to Conserve Water in My Hometown”

Attention Students & Teachers:

To celebrate Earth Day, the Ada Recycling Coalition (ARC) is sponsoring an essay contest for High school and Jr. High school students in Pontotoc County and will award the following:
  • High School:  First Place – $200 Runner-up – $50
  • Jr. High School:  First Place – $200 Runner-up – $50

Here are the details:
  • Contestants will be judged on their understanding of the general subject of water conservation, their demonstrated knowledge of key issues, originality and style.
  • Title"Ways and Reasons to Conserve Water in My Hometown"
  • Deadline:  Friday, April 12, 2012 – 5 pm.
  • Essays are to be submitted to Trudy Nevland, as follows:
  • Mail – 231 South Townsend, Ada, OK  74820
  • Hand Deliver – Public Works (220 West 7th Street) or City Hall (231 South Townsend)
  • 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 Earth Day meeting in April where they and a guest will be treated to lunch.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call.

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