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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.

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