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Student Essay Contest

Photo of Noorhan Amani, 8th grade student at Islamic School of San Diego. 2013 Grand Contest Winner from Balboa Branch Library.

Noorhan Amani
Grade 8
Islamic School of San Diego
Balboa Branch Library
2013 Grand Contest Winner.

17th Annual Student Writing for Literacy Essay Contest
Write the winning essay! Receive recognition. Win fabulous prizes.

  • 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!

Open to:
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.

Friday, December 20, 2013 at 3:00 p.m.
Four Grand Prize Winners at each level will be announced during a ceremony on May 1, 2014 at the San Diego Central Library.

Contest Details:

Contact Wendy Gay, or 619-697-2024.

16thStudent Essay Contest

Sponsored by:

  • 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)

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