ESSAY CONTEST RULES The High School Essay Contest is open to all High
School students, grades 9-12. Length of essay: between 600-700 words. The entry will be penalized if the essay does
not conform to the required length. All words are to be counted. All entries must be typed and titled. Students should write
the essay so it is suitable to be published in the NGC publication, The National Gardener.
Awards: Yuma Winner $100, Arizona Federated –State Winner $100, Pacific
Region Contest $50, National Winner $1,000 Scholarship.
Contact Chairman Marlena Parrott at 928-726-3904 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information or instructions about entering the contest.
2017 Theme: “Community Gardens,
A Solution to blight, crime, and hunger”
DEADLINE: November 15, 2017
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