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.” This contest is open to anyone within the Keystone Central School District.

Entries will be accepted by mail, email, or direct submission using the form below. (Scroll to the bottom of this page for the downloadable entry form if you would prefer to submit physically or via email.) Entries will be accepted from April 1st through May 15th, and winners will be announced on June 1st. Prizes will be awarded by age group and will include a new book along with a retail gift card. A college-bound member of the class of 2021 will receive a $100 scholarship. This contest is co-sponsored by a grant from the Pennsylvania Kiwanis Foundation.

Full Prompt Questions:

“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.

Essay Contest Entry Form

  • (For 2021 Graduating Senior Contestants)

Downloadable Version of the Entry Form (for Physical or Email Submissions):