Benton-Franklin Counties

Benton-Franklin Counties

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

 Attention Kennewick, Richland, and Pasco High School Students:

Essay Rules

Winning essays will be posted on the League website. Awards will be presented during the Centennial Celebration at the Hanford House on August 8, 2020.

Essay title: Your Vote is Our Future

  • Contest is open to all Kennewick, Pasco and Richland high school students
  • The essay must be 500 words or less.  Only one essay per student may be submitted.
  • All essays should be:
    • Be double spaced
    • Have one-inch margins
    • Include the essay title
    • Be typed in 12 point font
    • Be in Microsoft Word or a compatible format
    • Submissions must be submitted via the League of Women Voters of Benton and Franklin Counties email address lwv.of.bf@gmail.com by May 15, 2020
    • Include essay author’s name, age, grade, address, email, phone number, name of high school, and name of parent or guardian
    • The essay will be judged on quality of analysis, quality of research, and form, style and mechanics
    • Judges are local English teachers and editors

The League of Women Voters thank the award sponsors, without their generosity this contest would not have been possible.   

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