Essay Rules

Essay Rules

Essay Rules

Essay title: Your Vote is Our Future

 

  • Contest is open to all Kennewick, Pasco and Richland high school students
  • The essay must be 500 words or less.  Only one essay per student may be submitted.
  • All essays should be:
    • Be double spaced
    • Have one-inch margins
    • Include the essay title
    • Be typed in 12 point font
    • Be in Microsoft Word or a compatible format
    • Submissions must be submitted via the League of Women Voters of Benton and Franklin Counties email address lwv.of.bf@gmail.com by May 15, 2020  May 22Due to the timing of our letter to the editor, the contest deadline has been extended to the 22nd.  
    • Include essay author’s name, age, grade, address, email, phone number, name of high school, and name of parent or guardian
    • The essay will be judged on quality of analysis, quality of research, and form, style and mechanics
    • Judges are local English teachers and editors

The League of Women Voters thank the award sponsors. Without their generosity, this contest would have not been possible.