ESSAY CONTEST (In order to participate in this contest, please

ESSAY CONTEST
(In order to participate in this contest, please submit the entry form.)
A. The subject for all orations is to be predetermined and distributed to the clubs via general mailing.
B. The theme for the 2015 essay is “What will Key Club accomplish in the next 10 years before Key Club’s
100th anniversary?”
C. The subject matter of the oration and the writing must be original and completely developed by each essayist.
D. The essay must be typed (Times New Roman, size 12) double-spaced, no more than two pages (8 ½ x 11).
E. Each essayist must be an official member in good standing with Key Club International.
F. Judging and awarding points will be based on the following criteria:
• Clarity and depth of message …………….................................................50 Points
• Originality.................................. ................................................................25 Points
• Structure (including organization, grammar, transitions, flow, etc.)......... 25 Points
G. Essayists will receive first, second, and third place awards.
J. The decision of the judges is final and no changes, alterations or regradings will take place after the results have been
certified by the judges, the chair of the contests and the Board Counselor/District Administrator of this contest.
Essay Contest Entry Form
(District only)
The topic for the 2015 Essay Competition:
"What will Key Club accomplish in the next 10 years before Key Club’s 100th Anniversary?"
The essay must be typed (Times New Roman, size 12) double spaced, no more than two pages (8 1/2 x
11). This form must be submitted to the District Conference office no later than 10:00 PM, Friday,
April 10, 2015.
In the event that the writer will not be at the conference, the essay may be submitted to the address listed
below before February 20, 2015.
Key Club of __________________________________ Club ID# _________________
City ________________________________ State ______________________
Name of Contestant: ______________________________________________________
Address: _______________________________________________________________
By our signatures, we certify that the contestant is a member in good standing of our Key Club and has
paid both District and International Dues.
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Key Club President
Faculty/Kiwanis Advisor
Mail this form to:
Mr. George R. Whitney
District Administrator
New England District of Key Clubs
P.O. Box 467
Hardwick, VT 05843
See submission deadlines above.
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