2018 Essay Contest

TO:         All Miami County 9th – 12th grade teachers

FROM:    United Way of Miami County

RE:          2018 United Way Essay Contest

Essay Form/sites/uwmiamip.org/files/Essay%20Contest%20Form%202018.doc

United Way of Miami County is having an essay contest to help kick-off their 2018 Fall Campaign.

Each Grade Level:

Overall prize is a $100 gift certificate from Miami County Chamber of Commerce

1st prize is a $10 gift card and a large pizza from Casey’s General Store

2nd prize is a $10 gift card from Casey’s General Store

There will be a first and second prize awarded to each grade level 9th – 12th grade.  The deadline for all entries will be Wednesday November 14, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. at the United Way office.  All entries have to be printed off, no electronic submissions. Please have someone drop off the entries at the United Way office located at 13 E. Main Street Peru, IN. Winners will be awarded their prizes on Monday, November 19 from 4:00 – 4:10 p.m at Community Resource Building, 13 E. Main St., Peru, IN. 

Please make sure the student lists their first and last name as well as a contact number along with the school’s name on each of the student’s pages in order to avoid confusion.

The student may use the form provided or plain paper.  The essay must be typed and include a minimum of 250 and a maximum of a 500-word count.  All entries are the property of the United Way and could be published. If you have any questions, feel free to call our office at 765-473-4240.