Pharos-Tribune

Archive

February 10, 2012

Local Hero Essay Contest

Contest available to grades 1 through 6 at all participating elementary schools



Click here for the 2012 top ten essays

RULES AND GUIDELINES

YOUR LOCAL HERO ESSAY CONTEST

• Open to grades 1st through 6th at participating elementary schools.

• Entry form will be published in the Pharos-Tribune on Friday, February 5th. All students and faculty members will receive a paper.

• Students should write a 100 word essay on someone they would consider a “LOCAL HERO.” This can be a community member, a family member, a friend, etc.

• Entries will be picked up by Wednesday, February 22nd. We will then pick the top ten essays and publish them in the Pharos-Tribune on Tuesday, February 28th along with a voting ballot form.

• Students and readers will have the opportunity to vote on the top ten essays. Ballot boxes will be available at all participating schools and the downtown Pharos-Tribune office.

• The ballot boxes will then be picked up by Monday, March 12th and the votes will be tallied.

• The three winning stories will then be published in the Friday, March 23rd edition of the Pharos-Tribune. We will once again provide every student and faculty member with a copy of that days issue of the Pharos-Tribune.

• Prizes will be awarded for the top three essays and the local heros.

Official entry form is available in the Friday, Februrary 10, 2012 edition of the Pharos-Tribune.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Poll

Should grocery and convenience stores be allowed to sell cold beer?

Yes
No
Unsure
     View Results
Featured Ads
AP Video
Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow Raw: Deadly Tornado Hits Virginia Campground Ohio State Marching Band Chief Fired After Probe Raw: Big Rig Stuck in Illinois Swamp
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.