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Essay Contest

posted Feb 19, 2010, 11:47 AM by Council Geek   [ updated Jan 20, 2011, 11:03 AM ]
“How does the power of prayer play a role in your life today?”
 
This is the topic for this year's Knights of Columbus - Essay Contest.  Essays will be accepted from youth in the following age/grade level groups:
  • Level #1- Grades 6-7-8,
  • Level #2- Grades 9-10-11-12
Submissions must also successfully meet the following guidelines:
  • Essays must reflect the theme "How does the power of prayer play a role in your life today?"
  • Essays must be submitted by Sunday, March 21, 2010.
  • Essays must be the original work of the submitter.
  • Essays must be between 300 and 600 words.
  • Submitters name should appear only on the Entry Form (see below) which should be attached to /sent with the submission.
  • All entries become the property of the Knights of Columbus and will not be returned.
  • Essays may be submitted either electronically or typed on 8 1/2” x 11” paper, single-sided, double-spaced, with 1” margins.
Essays will be judged by a panel of three Knights, from Council 10963, with the highest scoring from each level winning advancing to the State Youth Director for judging in a state-wide contest.  Council winners will have their essays posted here on the OSP Knights website as well be awarded a $50 gift certificate to Our Lady of Grace Bookstore in Ann Arbor.

Submissions can be attachmented, along with the Entry Form, to an email and sent to Essay.Contest@ospknights.com or, in an envelop, dropped off at the parish office.  Please label the envelop or email submissions as "KofC Essay Contest Entry"

Please direct questions or comments to Essay.Contest@ospknights.com.