Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Students can win cash, trip in essay contest

Students can vie for extra cash and make their voices heard on a hot topic in education when they enter The Community College Baccalaureate Association’s 6th Annual CCBA Essay Contest.

Applicants must write an essay between 400 and 500 words about “Why obtaining a four-year degree on my community college campus would be important to me.”

The winner will receive $1,000 and an all-expense paid trip to the 6th Annual Community College Baccalaureate Association Conference March 13-15 in Reno-Tahoe, Nev. As an added bonus $1,000 will be awarded to the Student Government Association at the winner’s college.

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