Grades 4 to 5, Grades 6 to 8, and Grades 9 to 12.
Prizes in Each Category
First place prizes: $40 Target gift card
Second and Third place prizes: $20 Target gift cards
Essays should address the theme with correct spelling, punctuation and grammar according to the entrant’s best ability.
Entries should be typewritten and double-spaced in English on 8 1/2” by 11” paper.
Do not include the entrant’s name on the essay. The entrant’s name should be on the entry form.
Essay Word Limits:
Grades 3 to 5: no more than 350 words
Grades 6 to 8: no more than 450 words
Grades 9 to 12: no more than 600 words
One entry per person. Each entry must be submitted with a completed entry form. Entries must be solely the work of the entrant. Entries may be submitted at any Commerce library. All entries become the property of the library.
Contest sponsored by the City of Commerce Public Library and the City of Commerce Education Commission