As a publishing company and proud supporters of the Pickford Community Library located in Pickford, Michigan we are excited to bring you their latest news. Young Writers...here's a chance to shine in this year's Youth Essay Writing Competition!
And if you're interested in becoming a writer be sure to talk to library manager Ann Marie Smith at the Pickford Community Library regarding their Young Writers Workshop that will be entering its fourth year this October. This is the amazing group of Young Writers who has served as catalysts to our Journey to Publication writing program curriculum.
You may also visit www.JourneyToPublication.com to discover in-depth information on how you can become a participating library in your community that uses this pioneering writing program.
PICKFORD HAY DAYS 2015 YOUTH WRITING COMPETITION
**Sponsored by Friends of Pickford Community Library and Sandridge Armed Forces Veterans**
This competition is open to ANY student from the surrounding area AND those who visit the area.
ESSAY TOPIC: SOMETHING WORTH REMEMBERING FOR THE FUTURE
The Hay Days theme this year is BACK TO THE 60s. People will be remembering events, music, books, movies, games, and people—people or things that impacted them at that time.
You are being asked to write about something you think might be worth remembering for the future and tell why you think it is worth
Minimum of two pages
Either hand written or computer generated
MUST be original
MUST be accompanied by a Registration Form available at the Pickford Community Library or the FPCL web site http://www.pickfordlibrary.org/
CLOSING DATE: July 25, 2015
Turn in at the Pickford Community Library by 3:00PM
Contact Pickford Community Library (906) 647-1288 for more information
Award levels: (entering these grades in fall of 2015):
High School grades 9-12
Middle School grades 6-8
Elementary School grades 3-5
1st Prize for each level is $100
2nd Prize for each level is $50