March 4, 2017 C.A.C.A. 2017 National Essay Contest

HI All – A reminder of the CACA Essay Contest from Dr. Fay yao: 

Dear Friend,  

The 2017 Chinese American Citizens Alliance (C.A.C.A.)  National  Essay Contest registration starts on January 1, 2017.

The contest provides a forum for expression by the youth who will be the future leaders of the United States.

If you know of a young person who is in high school, please pass this information along and encourage him/her to participate.  

Date:     Saturday, March 4, 2017 

Time:    9:30am to  11:30am 

Place:    North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center, 7521 Carmel NE, Albuquerque 

Eligibility:           Open to any student enrolled in high school (grades 9-12). No entry fee required. 

Requirements:  Participants will bring their own fully charged laptop to contest site to compose an essay in English not to exceed 500 words. 

Subject is generally related to the Chinese American experiences in the United States. The exact essay topic will be announced at the time of the contest. 

Judging:              An impartial board of judges will be selected by the National Sponsor to judge the                                          winners. 

                             Each essay will be judged on the basis of originality,  clarity of thought and expression. 

                             The decision of the judges on all matters submitted and their interpretation of the rules                                 will be final, conclusive and binding on all contestants.


Scholarship Awards:  National Awards:  First Prize:          $1,000 and Certificate

                                                                         Second Prize:    $700 and Certificate

                                                                         Third Prize:        $500 and Certificate

                                                                         10 Awards of Merit: $100 and Certificate


                                           Albuquerque Awards: First Prize:              $160.00 and Certificate

                                                                                    Second Prize:        $85.00 and Certificate

                                                                                    Third Prize:            $60 and Certificate

 Entry form must be completed and emailed to Dr. Fay Yao by March 1, 2017. Be sure to save a copy for your own records.

Regards,   Fay Yao, LMS, PhD, ret.

Chairman, 2017 National Essay Contest-Albuquerque

Please open attachment for OFFICAL ENTRY FORM. 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *