Thursday, February 28, 2013

Laurelhurst Resident Invites High Schoolers To Join Essay Contest This Week-End

 Chinese American Citizens Alliance-Home
Ming-Ming Tung-Edelman, a Laurelhurst resident, would like to let the neighborhood know about an essay contest sponsored by the organization Chinese American Citizens Alliance (C.A.C.A), which she is involved in.
The essay contest is for all high school students, with a grand prize $1,000 which will be announced on Saturday at the Northeast branch of the Seattle Public Li.
The information says:
Participants in the contest are to compose an essay in English not to exceed 500 words, at their Chinese American Citizens Alliance Lodge or a location designated by the Lodge on a subject regarding the Chinese in the United States. The exact essay topic will be announced at the time of the contest. 
An impartial board of judges will be selected by the sponsor to judge the winners. Each essay will be judged on the basis of originality, clarity of thought and expression. The decision of the judges on all matters submitted and their interpretation of the rules will be final, conclusive and binding on all contestants.
First Prize: $1,000 and Certificate
Second Prize: $700 and Certificate
Third Prize: $500 and Certificate
10 Awards of Merit: $100 and Certificate
For more information and to RSVP (with name, school name and phone #) contact Ming-Ming at or 206-321-1502 no later than Thursday.

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