Teen Essay Contest in the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in May 2010, you are invited to join a Teen Essay Contest. The Topic is "Lighting the Past, Present & Future". Judging will based on originality, grammar, coherence to the topic, and more. Deadline: Saturday, May 29th, 2010, at 4 pm, in Chinatown Branch Library.

The rules:
* Age: 12-18
* Text should be written in English only, at least 1,000 words
* One entry per person
* Submission in person or by mail to: Jewel Chen, Chinatown Branch Library, 1135 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94108. Include your name, address, school, grade, contact phone number and e-mail address.
* No e-mail submissions
* Essays will be divided into two age groups, i. e., Middle School groups (Grade 6-8) & High School Groups (Grade 9-12)
* Prizes for the winners of each group: The 1st place winners will get a Target gift card ($50). The 2nd place winner will get a Gap gift card ($25)
* The winning essays will be posted on the San Francisco Public Library Teen web pages (Chinatown Teen'Zine Blog)
* For information, please call Jewel at Chinatown (415) 355-2888 or at jewelchen@sfpl.org

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