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ESSAY CONTEST - readers page

Essay question:

  • Why are the National Parks good for kids?  



  • Open to students in grades 6 through 8

  • No more than 500 words

  • 1 winner per grade to be chosen.


Essays will be evaluated on the following criteria:

  • Your essay demonstrates an appreciation for the National Parks.

  • Your essay is well written with proper punctuation and grammar.



  • Submit by December 5th to

  • Winners will be announced on December 16th



  • Book by Jonathan Waterman:  Atlas of the National Parks

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