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Black History Month Essay Contest

Mon, January 15, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Students in grades 5 through 8 are invited to participate in our Black History Month Essay Contest! Students may submit an essay on the following topics: Black Inventions and Inventors, The Underground Railroad, or Religion in Ancient Egypt.

Essays should be 2-4 pages double spaced. Please include a cover page with your name, school, grade, and a parent or guardian phone number. Essays will be judged on originality, research, organization, and writing. Librarians are available to assist students with research.

Essays should be submitted at the main desk of the Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library.

  • first place: $100
  • second place: $75
  • third place: $50

For further information, contact education@walnuthillca.org.

Sponsored by the Walnut Hill Community Association and the Friends of Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Deadline: Saturday, February 10, 2018

Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library
125 South 52nd Street (West Phila. Regional 52nd & Sansom Sts.)
Philadelphia, PA 19139-3408
Adult/Teen: 215-685-7433/Children's: 215-685-7422

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