I can't say how few submissions we have, but a local teenager submitting an essay now has a VERY good chance of winning !
"BRATTLEBORO REFORMER" Day Managing Editor Bob Audette will judge
YOUTH ESSAY CONTEST. LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD!
$500 FIRST PRIZE, two $100 second prizes. HOW: write essay on the subject: "YOUTH SUFFRAGE: SHOULD THE VOTING AGE BE LOWERED"
Approximately 1000-1500 words (flexible) in Microsoft Word or text (.txt) format, double-spaced, 1" margins, 100% magnification. On separate page include yours and your parents' contact info (not included in word count).
WHO: People 18 years of age or younger who are Brattleboro residents or BUHS students. Submit only a single original essay.
WHEN: by 10AM December 27 submit essay to BrattleboroCommonSense@gmail.com .
There is no entry fee.
Homeschoolers are eligible if they only do some of their schooling in Brattleboro.
Winners will be announced in the "Brattleboro Reformer" 12/28/13, and winning essays will be published in the "Brattleboro Reformer" .