HI All – A reminder of the CACA Essay Contest from Dr. Fay yao:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.