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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.

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!

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.

Contest Details:

Past Contest Winners

18thStudent Essay Contest

17thStudent Essay Contest

16thStudent Essay Contest

Contact Wendy Gay, or 619-697-2024.

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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