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English Department announces Student Essay Contest

Pulaski Tech's English Department is sponsoring a Student Essay Contest, and submissions will be accepted until March 5.

Personal essays on the theme of education or literacy must be 750-1,000 words in length and should be submitted electronically to jpurkiss@pulaskitech.edu in a .docx., .odt., .doc, or .rtf format with name, address and e-mail.

Winners will be announced on April 17 at the Celebrating Students Milestones awards program at 6 p.m. in the Campus Center Grand Hall. The first-place winner will receive tuition for a three-hour course and publication in Milestones. The second-place winner will receive a $75 PTC Bookstore gift certificate, and the third-place winner will receive a $25 bookstore certificate.

Suggested topics for the personal narrative-style essay include the following:

  • Why literacy and reading matters to you personally or the community in general
  • The inspirational role that someone has played in your education
  • How a book or author has played an important role in your life
  • Your most inspirational moment in your education at PTC
  • Why you returned to school

The Student Essay Contest is sponsored by the PTC English Department.

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North Little Rock, AR 72118
Phone: (501) 812-2200

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