Rocket Boys Festival Essay Contest

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY)- Homer and the Rocket Boys believe everyone can have a positive effect on their community and will be hosting a essay contest for middle school and high school age students.


With that in mind, the question that the essay will be focused around is:

“What will you do, to positively change your community in the next 12 months?


The essay must be written in 250 words or less and include: Student Name, Teacher Name, Grade, School.

2018 Essay Contest Rules

v Open to all Middle School and High School Age Students
v Including Public, Private, and Home-Schooled Students
v All Essays should be limited to 250 words or less
v All finalists will be asked to present their essay as part of the Rocket Boys Festival on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at the Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine.

Essays should be mailed to:
Rocket Boys Festival
PO Box 1205
Beckley, WV 25802-1205
All Entries Must be POSTMARKED by
Friday, September 7, 2018

Awards will be presented to finalists on September 22, 2018, at the Rocket Boys Festival at the Coal Camp Church following the contest.

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