Student Essay Contest
Write the winning essay! Receive recognition. Win fabulous prizes.
19th Annual Student Contest
- Top prize winners will each receive a monetary award AND a laptop computer!
- One special prize of $500 will be awarded in memory of Jack and Carolyn Winer for the best overall essay!
All students, public, private, parochial and home school, in grades 4, 8, & 10, who attend a school served by the San Diego Public Library system.
- 19th Annual Contest Submissions are being taken until 3:00 p.m., Friday, December 18, 2015.
- Four Grand Prize Winners at each level will be announced during a ceremony on April 28, 2016 at the Balboa Park Club.
Past Contest Winners
Winning Essays from the 18th Student Contest are coming soon.
17thStudent Essay Contest
16thStudent Essay Contest
Contact Wendy Gay, firstname.lastname@example.org or 619-697-2024.
- Friends of the San Diego Public Library
- San Diego Public Library
- San Diego Unified School District Library Media Teachers
- KPBS (One Book, One San Diego)
- Computers 2 SD Kids (C2SDK)