2022 Hershey Story History Contest for Young Writers

Entry Deadline: February 15, 2022
Categories: MISC Competitions
2022 Hershey Story History Contest for Young Writers

General Information

ELIGIBILITY:
Any student enrolled in public, private or home school, grades 5 through 8, in Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry or York County is eligible to submit one entry to the contest.

Entries must be the work of one individual student and a student may submit only one entry.

Each entry must be the original work of the contest entrant, but may also have been submitted as an assigned school project as long as it fulfills the requirements below.
AGE DIVISION
– Grades 5 and 6, Junior
– Grades 7 and 8, Senior

CATEGORIES:
Students may submit an entry in one of the following categories:
– Non-fiction: An essay about a historical event, era or person(s). The entry must include an explanation of the student’s personal interest in the chosen topic. For example, the student may include examples of personal experiences that influenced the choice of topic, or books, classroom activities, or travel experiences that sparked the student’s interest.
– Fiction: A piece of creative writing, such as a fictional diary or story, about a historical event, era or person(s).
– Poetry: A poem about a historical event, era or person(s).
– Science/Health: A non-fiction essay about a historical science or health-related event, era or person(s). The entry must include an explanation of the student’s personal interest in the chosen topic. For example, the student may include examples of personal experiences that influenced the choice of topic, or books, classroom activities, or travel experiences that sparked the student’s interest.

Prizes / Awards / Medals / Ribbons

1st place winners receive:
– 1st place certificate
– $100.00
– One year family membership to The Hershey Story Museum
– Hershey’s Chocolate gift basket and 30 Hershey’s Milk Chocolate bars to share with winner’s class (donated by The Hershey Company)
– Two 1-day tickets to Hersheypark (donated by Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company)

2nd place winners receive:
– 2nd place certificate
– One year family membership to The Hershey Story Museum
– Two 1-day tickets to Hersheypark (donated by Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company)
– A 1 lb Hershey’s Milk Chocolate bar (donated by The Hershey Company)

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