Third through Sixth Grade Students Living in Arlington, Get Ready: The 20th Annual Animal Essay Contest Now Open
By Carol Weemes, Arlington Animal Services
Posted on November 30, 2020, November 30, 2020

Animal Essay Contest

The Sheri Capehart Animal Essay Contest kicks off today, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020! The contest is celebrating its 20th year anniversary in 2021 and is open to all students who live in Arlington in 3rd, 4th, 5th or 6th grade who attend either public, private, or home school.

Essay Topics:

Grade 3: If you could make up a holiday for animals, what holiday would it be and how would you celebrate it?

Grade 4: How do you think animals communicate with people?

Grade 5: If you could make one rule for the world to follow about animals and everyone had to follow it….what would that rule be?

Grade 6: In 2060 how will animal shelters be different than they are today?

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

Essay entries may be submitted beginning on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021 and ending at 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. 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 Kindle Fire HD compliments of Spring Creek Barbeque and the City of Arlington. Winners will also 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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