GUIDELINES FOR 2022 ESSAY-WRITING CONTEST
●To enter the 2022 essay-writing contest, you must be a sophomore or junior in high school.
●You and your parents or guardian must be served by an electric cooperative in North Dakota.
●Essay is not to exceed two, standard 8.5-inch by 11-inch typed, double-spaced pages on this topic:
If you were asked to help promote your cooperative’s annual membership meeting, what ideas do you have for increasing attendance among young member-owners and students?
Please provide specific examples for unique communications strategies, scheduling and special activities for member-owners and their families.
●Submit your essay in hard copy or electronic format to your local electric cooperative. Electronic submissions should conform to the two-page, double-spaced guideline described above.
●Include a cover page with your essay. The cover page must provide the following information:
- Your name
- Date of birth and place of birth
- Name of high school and grade in school
- Parent or guardian’s name, home address and telephone number
- Your email address and cell phone number
The deadline is December 10, 2021.