2017 July 4th Writing Contest
To commemorate the 2017 July 4th Parade theme, "Celebrating the American Dream," and this year to support the Ohio Kiwanis' 2016-17 Service Focus on Literacy "Today's Reader's, Tomorrow's Leaders," the Kiwanis Club of Granville is proudly hosting its annual 4th of July writing contest. We are pleased to offer both essay and poetry contests.
Essay Contest - Tracey Crommes, "Freedom" - First Place and $50 prize
Essay Contest - Doug Price, "The Fourth" - Honorable Mention, Whit's certificate
Poetry Contest - Kasey Clay, "Sweet Land of Refugees" - First Place and $50 prize
Poetry Contest - Brittany Atkinson, "Dear Ameria, I am Living My Dream" - Honorable Mention, Reader's Garden Certificate
Poetry Contest - Marie Weis, "The American Dream" - Honorable Mention, Whit's certificate
Poetry Contest - J.V. Kirby, "My American Dream" - Honorable Mention, Whit's certificate
CONTESTS & INSTRUCTIONS
ESSAY CONTEST: Submit an original essay (500 word limit) about the subject "Celebrating the American Dream."
POETRY CONTEST: Submit an original poem (500 word limit) about the subject "Celebrating the American Dream."
Deadline: August 31, 2017. (Winners will be announced on November 13 at a Veteran's Day Program at the Granville Inn and in the Granville Sentinel.)
How to Submit Entries by Email or Mail: Entries can be submitted by Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include "Writing Contest Entry" in the subject line. Or Send by Mail to: Granville Kiwanis, Essay Contest, PO Box 133, Granville OH 43023
*By entering the contest, all contestants are giving permission for their entries and names to be used in whole or part for publicity of this and future contests.
More information about the 4th of July Celebration and contests at Granville4th.com and GranvilleKiwanis.org.
Writing contest sponsored by the Granville Kiwanis
Unless specified by the author, we reserve the right to publicize the winning essay or excerpts in any future promotional material, and publically, in print or verbally, including online and in written publications recognizing the event, its winners, the essay contest, at the Granville Public Library, in the local print and online newspapers and on the Kiwanis website.
2009 Writing Contest youth winners honored in the parade