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2016 Essay theme: "
Languages Enrich Your Mind"
The essay is to be written in English.
It must be typed, double-spaced and no more than 300 words in length.
The student should set the margins and font to fit the essay onto one page.
Each student should submit 3 copies of the essay attached to one cover page that contains the student's name, grade, school, and language teacher's full name. This information should not be on the essay itself.
The essays will be judged using the following criteria: USE OF THEME, development of ideas, originality, organization, word coice and vocabulary, and grammar and mechanics.
Students will be divided into two divisions according to their grades.
Division I: 9th and 10th graders.
Division II: 11th and 12th graders.
Three cash prizes will be awarded in each division:
1st place -- $25
2nd place --$15
3rd place -- $10
Each teacher may submit FIVE essays in each division.
Teachers must be current members of FLAND.
Essays need to be submitted by FEBRUARY 1st to:
Dr. Paul Cristofaro, Minot State University, Division of Humanities, Hartnett Hall, Minot, ND 58707
Winning essays may be printed in state newspapers during National Foreign Language Week (March 9 -15, 2015) and on the FLAND websites. Essays are not returned to the students. Each student should retain a copy of his/her own essay.
Past contest winners:
FLAND Essay Contest Winners
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