2017 Fall Scholar-Athlete Essay Contest, in partnership with Click it or Ticket

Deadline: September 30 2017 at 11:59 PM EDT (Midnight) - CLOSED

This program is inactive or past the deadline.


Prompt: What are the responsibilities that come with being a Scholar-Athlete?


Contest Rules:
• Must be a student-athlete currently enrolled at an NCHSAA member school AND participating in at least (1) NCHSAA sanctioned sport or be a member of a Cheerleading team representing the high school during the Fall, Winter, or Spring season of the 2017-18 school year.
• Entries are limited to 400 words in length.
• Entire essay must be the student’s own work – any essay with information copied from sources without use of proper citation will be disqualified.
• Students are limited to (1) essay entry to the contest.

Contest Parameters:
• Deadline for Submission: 11:59pm, September 30, 2017
• Winning Essays will be selected and announced on or before 5:00pm, October 11, 2017
• 1 Male and 1 Female will be selected as first-place recipients and each will receive an Echo Dot and prize pack while runner-up prizes may also be awarded.
• Essays will be judged on originality, content, organization of material, grammar and spelling.
• By entering the contest and submitting an essay, entrants agree to allow the NCHSAA use of the essay for future promotional opportunities.
• Essays will be evaluated by a special committee – decisions will be final.

Questions or Concerns can be addressed to Kayla Dempsey, Director of Marketing, at kayla@nchsaa.org.

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