Congratulations to the winners of the 2023 Essay Contest! Please check out the entries from this year’s winners below. Thank you to everyone who submitted entries this year, and please check back next year!
See below for the prompts and entries for Essay Contests from previous years:
Details/Prompt from 2023’s Essay Contest:
2023’s theme was titled “Spring into new beginnings and growth.” Spring is a time to prepare for new beginnings and plant seeds for new growth! What does spring mean to you? What new beginnings are you looking forward to starting? What are some of your favorite spring or summer memories? What can BENV Kiwanis do to help the kids in our community grow and reach their goals?
Details/Prompt from 2022’s Essay Contest:
2022’s Theme was “kindness.” The world in general can always use more Kindness and Randoms Acts of Kindness. How does Kindness affect our Community? How does Kindness affect our physical and mental health? What can Kiwanis of BENV do to promote more Kindness in our Community? What Random Acts of Kindness would you like to see more of in our Community? (Artistic creations are encouraged for younger contestants or in addition to the essays.)
Details/Prompt from 2021’s Essay Contest:
We wanted to know how the children in our community have personally been affected by COVID-19 so that we can do our part to help them; what better way to find out than to ask them? We are kicking off our second annual Essay Contest with this year’s theme being “Recovery, Reflection, & Anticipation.” Prompt Question: “How has the COVID-19 pandemic changed the way you value your family, friends, or just life in general?” “What are you looking forward to most as we move toward recovery?” “How can Kiwanis help the kids in our community recover quickly and thrive?” (Artistic creations are encouraged for younger contestants or in addition to the essays.)