AARP essay contest open
LANSING – The AARP Michigan’s fourth annual “Why I Love My Grandparents” Essay Contest for school-age students is under way. Essays must be submitted by Aug. 1.
The contest is open to Michigan elementary through high school students ages 6-18 and essays can be about one or more grandparents, living or deceased.
The grand prize winner will receive an Apple iPad. Second prize is a Nook electronic reader and Third prize is a Kindle Fire e-reader. Medals also will be awarded to the top three places.
The essays from children 6-10 are limited to 300 words, ages 11- 14 are limited to 500 words, and 15-18 limited to 750 words.
Winners will be notified by phone. Contest results will be posted at www.aarp.org/mi on September 8, 2013. Detailed rules of the contest are also posted on that website.
Send to: AARP Michigan, Grandparents Day Essay Contest, 309 N. Washington Square, Suite 110, Lansing MI 48933 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.