JFK Library Foundation Essay Contest

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October 7, 2013 by pchswildcats

Win Scholarship money – Enhance and develop research and writing skillsWin an expense-paid trip to Boston.

Deadline for submission is Jan. 6, 2014.

It takes courage to stand up for your beliefs.  Some elected officials risk their careers to do right by their community and country.  In Profiles in Courage, John. F. Kennedy described eight U.S. elected officials who demonstrated political courage.
Here is your chance to write a new profile in courage!

The JFK Library Foundation invites U.S. High school students to write an essay on an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1956.  For contest information, registration, and to submit your essay, visit the Profile in Courage Essay Contest at: http://www.jfklibrary.org

First place winner receives $10,000.

Second place winner receives $1,000. Up to five finalists receive $500 each. 

Winner will receive recognition at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston, Massachusetts.

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