8th Grade Contest
Youth Energy Essay Contest
Heads up, Texoma 8th Graders! You could win $50 for writing a great essay!
SWRE is sponsoring an essay contest for 8th grade students who attend school or live in SWRE's service territory. Oklahoma schools whose students qualify for the contest are Altus, Blair, Davidson, Frederick, Navajo, Snyder and Tipton.
Texas schools are Chillicothe, Crowell, Electra, Harrold, Northside, and Vernon.
The essay must be 350-500 words in length. Essays will be judged on content, style and accuracy. Neatness, spelling and grammar are also essential for success! Essays may be typewritten or written in blue or black ink.
Eight contest winners will each receive a $50 prize
Essays must be received at SWRE. Deadline for the 2016-17 contest is March 10, 2017.
Essay contest forms and packet information has been distributed to most 8th grade English teachers in schools throughout the SWRE service territory.
The material is also available on request by calling SWRE at 1-800-256-7973, or it can be downloaded in PDF format by clicking on the "Download" link at the top of this page.