Essay Contest about Black History Month

Dec. 22, 2003, midnight | By Danielle Foster | 18 years, 11 months ago

Prizes will be given to the best entry

Sophomores, juniors and seniors are invited to write an essay discussing why Black History Month is important. There will be cash prizes for students and a "Winner's Reception" in the NBC4 TV Station in February.

The contest began November 17 and ends January 9. The essay must be no more than 1000 words long and must be sent with application sheets available in the English Office as well as at the front desk at WHUR-FM radio station. Further requirements are listed on the back of the application.

The purpose of the contest is to have students contemplate and enjoy Black History Month as well as allow students to express their perception of the month.

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Danielle Foster. Danielle is a senior and all she can say is "it's about time". Now 17, driving, and close to completing the Communication Arts Program, she is ready to graduate on June second. This is her last year at Blair though, and she plans to make … More »

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