Parent Appreciation Essay Contest

Parent Appreciation Essay Contest

The deadline has been extended to midnight on Sunday 7/6/2014

Many parents say that being a parent is the world’s most rewarding job, but it is also the most challenging one, especially for those who are first generation immigrant parents. Their struggles are many including culture shock, job discrimination, and communication issues. Also, being a parent in today’s world is harder than it was ever before. Not many of us can say that our grandparent’s generation dealt with the dual pressures of raising children and working.

In this essay contest, tell or show us what your parents/guardians go through in terms of pressures and stresses. You may choose to focus on a single parent or both. We would love to hear from you and get your unique perspective on your parents.

Submission guidelines:
Essay length may vary from 250 to 600 words.
Please send all questions and submissions at bayecho.org@gmail.com, or at bayecho.org

Eligibility:

All students are eligible to participate in this contest. They will be split into two categories:
Middle School (6-8 grade during the 2013-2014 year)
High School (9-12 grade during the 2013-2014 year)
Deadline: June 30th,  2014
The deadline has been extended to midnight on Sunday 7/6/2014
 
Prizes:
The Middle School category will have the following prizes:
1st place: $200 (1winner)
2nd place: $100 (2 winners)
3rd place: $50 (5 winners)
Honorable Mention: $10 gift cards
 
The High School category will have the following prizes:
1st place: $300 (1winner)
2nd place: $200 (2 winners)
3rd place: $100 (5 winners)
Honorable Mention: $15 gift cards

All participants will get a participation certificate.

Bay Echo Association is a 501(c)3 non profit organization. It is run by teenagers which strives to bridge the generation gap between parents and teens, and to bridge the gap between cultures with education.
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