Sunday, April 1, 2012

Teen Essay Contest in May 2012

In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in May 2012, you are invited to join a Teen Essay Contest
Topic: "Energy Saving"
Deadline: Saturday, May 26, 2012
For information, please contact Jewel Chen at Chinatown Branch Library, Tel: (415)355-2888 or

Judging will be based on originality, grammar, coherence to the topic and more.
The rules:
* Age: 12-18
* Text should be written in English only, af least 1,000 words
* One entry per person
* Submission by email to:
* Submission in person or by mail to: Jewel Chen, Chinatown Branch Library, 1135 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
* Include your name, address, school, grade, phone number and email address
* Essays will be divided into two age groups, middle school (Grade 6-8) and high school (Grade 9-12)
* Prizes for winners of each group: First place winners will receive a Best Buy gift card ($50). Second place winners will receive a Best Buy gift card ($25)
* The winner's essay will be posted on the San Francisco Public Library's Teen web pages (Chinatown Teen'Zine Blog)
* Supported by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library

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