2024 Sheri Capehart Animal Essay Contest Open Feb. 5 though March 1, 2024
By Arlington Animal Services
Posted on February 05, 2024, February 05, 2024

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The 2024 Sheri Capehart Animal Essay Contest is kicking off the new year with exciting new essay topics! It is time for students across The American Dream City to begin composing an original essay to submit in the annual Sheri Capehart Animal Essay Contest.

The contest, in its 23rd year, begins Monday, Feb. 5, 2024, and is open to students residing in Arlington city limits in third, fourth, fifth or sixth grade who attend public, private or home school.

Essay entries will be accepted beginning Monday, Feb. 26, 2024, through Friday, March 1, 2024, at 5 p.m. One essay entry per student. Previous winners are ineligible.

Essay Topics:

Grade 3: How can we coexist with wildlife?

Grade 4: What is migration and why do some animals migrate?

Grade 5: How are animals affected by the environment?

Grade 6: Which animal species is endangered from loss of habitat and what can we do to help?

Click here for essay contest rules, requirements and locations accepting entries.

Essay entries may be submitted beginning on Monday, Feb. 26, 2024, and ending at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 1, 2024. No hand-delivered entries accepted after 5 p.m. on the final day of the contest.

A first, second and third place winner will be selected from each of the four grade levels listed above. Each winner will receive a $100 savings account compliments of EECU, Spring Creek Barbeque and the City of Arlington.

Best wishes to every student that participates!

Click here to visit the Animal Essay Contest website.

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