A&E’s 2009 “Lives that make a Difference” Essay Contest

Students in grades 5-12 are invited to enter A&E’s ‘Lives that make a Difference’ essay contest by writing and submitting an original essay in 300 words or less on who they think made the greatest impact on Canadian society in 2009.

Each entry must include the student’s name, complete address, postal code, telephone number, age, grade, name of teacher, school, school address, and local cable system (if known). Don’t Delay! Send entries to: LIVES THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE ESSAY CONTEST, c/o Temple Scott Associates, 250 The Esplanade, Suite 301, Toronto, Ontario M5A 1J2. Contest ends December 15, 2009.

Two winners from each grade level — 5th-8th grade and 9th-12th grade — will be selected.

Grades 9 to 12 Prizes

  • GRAND PRIZE (1): Student: $3,000 Cash Prize
    Department/Classroom of Teacher: $1,000 Cash (Cdn.) for use
    in the classroom.
  • FIRST PRIZE (1): Student: $2,000 Cash Prize
    Department/Classroom of Teacher: $1000 Cash (Cdn) for use in the classroom.

Rules and Entry Form

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