The Dorchester Day Parade Committee Annual Essay Contest, Deadline Mar. 12
Mon, 02/07/2011 - Sat, 03/12/2011
The Dorchester Day Parade Committee is hosting an annual essay contest open to all Dorchester residents in the 6th through 10th grade or students that attend a Dorchester school. Two (2) prizes will be awarded to the winning essays that are chosen from a panel of local judges. Please fill out the attached registration form below and mail it with your essay to the committee chair. A completed registration form and essay must be postmarked by March 12, 2011 to be considered for a prize.
1.) The student must be a Dorchester resident or attend a Dorchester school.
2.) The essay must be written on just one of these Dorchester historical figures:
William Munroe Trotter (1872-1934) or Maria Cummins (1827-1866).
3.) The essay must be between 500–600 words for the 6th through 8th grade
and 800–900 words for the 9th and 10th grade students.
4.) Only one essay accepted per student.
5.) The essay must be typed and double spaced.
6.) The essay and entry form must be postmarked by March 12, 2011.
7.) Sorry, no e-mailed submissions will be accepted. They must be mailed.
The (2) prizes will be awarded during the Annual Dorchester Day Kick-off Dinner held at the First Parish Church in Dorchester on March 24, 2011. The winners are required to attend and will be invited to read their winning essays.
With questions, contact Edward Geary, Jr., Chairman, at (617) 265-5376 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Mail the completed entry form and essay postmarked no later than March 12, 2011, to:
Dorchester Day Essay Contest
PO Box 220145
Dorchester, Ma 02122