Creative Writing Contest for Fifth Graders
Who, What, When and How
Who: 5th grade students who reside in Maryland, DC and Virginia
What: 500 words on the theme "Why I am glad America is a nation of immigrants"
Deadline: February 29, 2016
How to submit essays: Contact your contest coordinator, Shaina Silvers, at firstname.lastname@example.org for complete instructions
Cash prizes will be awarded for the top three essay submissions.
Additional prizes to be announced in the future may be awarded.
Winners will be honored at a special dinner meeting of the DC chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
First Place winner's essay will go on to compete in the national contest against all other local contest first place winners. The National Contest grand prize is a fully paid trip to Las Vegas for the winner and two guests.