Black History Essay Contest

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Contest open to middle and high school students
Submissions Due February 21, 2018
Awards Reception February 27, 2018 

The City of Greer is proud to present the 2018 Black History Month Essay Contest! The goal of this contest is to highlight the contributions that African-American men and women have made in our community and/or the country as a whole, and we are inviting all middle and high school students in the Upstate to participate. Essays should be original, no more that 500 words, typed and double-spaced. All entries should be student corrected and not edited by a teacher or parent. Prizes will be awarded to the top submissions. Submissions are due February 5. Questions? Contact the Events Division at 864-968-7008 or

2018 Entry Form
2018 Guidelines 

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