Video or Essay Contest

Video or Essay Contest

32nd Annual USOE

Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay and Video Contest

Create a video (3 minutes or less) or write an Essay (typed, 500 words or less)

Theme for the Contest:  “The time is always right to do what is right.”

**As you create contest entries, you should answer these two questions-

  1. What does this quote mean to you?
  2. How can you use this quote to honor Dr. King and the legacy he left the world?

Deadline:  Wednesday December 2, 2015

Awards:

Grand prize winners:

  • Essay (7th-9th) – $200 cash prize
  • Essay (10th-12th) – $200 and scholarship to Camp Anytown
  • Video (7th-9th) – $200 cash prize (prize divided for group entries)
  • Video – $200 cash prize and scholarship to Camp Anytown (prizes divided for group entries)

Grade Level Winners (2 winners in each category):

  • Essay (7th – 9th) – $100 cash prize
  • Essay (10th-12th) – $100 cash prize
  • Video (7th-9th) – $100 cash prize (prize divided for group entries)
  • Video (10th-12th) – $100 cash prize (prize divided for group entries)

In addition, all winners, with two guests, their teachers, and principals, will be invited to attend a Student Awards Luncheon which will be held in Salt Lake City, February 2016.

Please see Mrs. Sanders in the counseling office for an application packet and a full list of rules or visit the contest website: www.schools.utah.gov/equity/Martin-Luther-King-Jr-Contest.aspx

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