Grade 7 – 12 students, enter the 2016 LTF Student Essay Contest.
Essay Topic: A New Era – Cultural Renaissance in Indigenous Education
Two Categories: 1) Grades 7 – 9, 450-500 words; 2) Grades 10 – 12, 750-1000 words
One grand prize winner from each category will win a brand new laptop
Runner-ups will receive $200.00
Each winner will present their essay during the 2016 Lighting the Fire Conference May 11-13, 2016 (after participating in a public speaking workshop).
The two grand prize winners will be provided free access to all conference workshops, sessions, and activities; return travel arrangements and daily per diem.
Note: winners under the age of 18 must be accompanied by one parent or guardian who will be provided with a conference package, return travel, and daily per diem.
For More Information:
Please ask your ELA teacher or contact
Donna Prince at 204.594.1290 ext. 2041
Cheryl Plaisier at 204.594.1290 ext. 2137
Deadline is 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 15, 2016
Winners will be announced on Friday, April 22, 2016
Suggested Timeline for Local Competitions: Friday, March 25, 2015