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ESSAY/
poster

CONTEST

CHANCE TO WIN $25-$300

Contest Information
New:  Comic Strip Option

Registration open April 1 - June 1.  See registration form below.

Theme:
Juneteenth:  You Know the Truth, Now the Rest of the Story
The Purpose:
To encourage Acadiana to learn about African and African American Historical Facts and understand why freedom is so precious and calls for true understanding.
 
Essay or Comic Book Contest Guidelines:

Eligible ages:      13 to 18 years

Requirements:

  1. Use the theme stated above.

  2. Essay minimum number of words:  150

  3. Essay Format:  Double-space (Neatly handwritten or typed); well-written

  4. Comic Strip Format:  Minimum of 3 pages, neatly handwritten or typed; well written

  5. Write the following on the top left of paper:

    1. Child’s name

    2. Parent’s name & phone number (if under 18)

    3. Address

    4. Email

    5. Phone number, if different from parent’s

  6. After writing the essay or comic strip, complete the registration form below and upload it to our website.

Winner Prizes:  Three winners to be awarded gift cards, $100 to $300, donated by A Freeman Driving School.

Poster or Comic Strip Contest Guidelines:

Eligible ages:      8 to 12 years

Requirements:

  1. Use the theme stated above.

  2. After creating the poster or 1 page comic strip, take a picture and upload it to our website.

  3. Write the following on the top left of the poster:

    1. Child’s name

    2. Parent’s name & phone number (if under 18)

    3. Address

    4. Email

    5. Phone number, if different from parent’s

  4. After completing the poster, take a picture, complete the registration form below and upload it to our website. 

Winner Prizes:  Three winners to be awarded gift cards, $25 to $100, donated by A Freeman Driving School.

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If you are interested in submitting an essay or poster for this year's Juneteenth contest, please register by providing the information requested below.

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2023 Poster Contest Winners

Carli Laine LeBlanc, 9, is the daughter of DezMonique Conyers and attends TM Landry College Prep Home School.  

Xyonna Makiley Briggs, 10, is the daughter of Michelle and Dillon Briggs and attends Green T. Lindon.

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