A celebration of Hispanic Heritage will take place and contest winners announced at Stratford Town Hall Council Chamber on September 24, 2016 at 11 am. Please join us!
All students in grades 6-8 are invited to enter. Write an essay of 750 words or less or submit an original art piece no larger than 11″ x’14”. All entries must include students name, age, grade, school, teacher and contact information.
Please choose one of the following topics:
Essay 1: Write an essay of 750 words or less about anyone of Hispanic Heritage past or present (both famous and not so famous) and why you think that he or she should receive the Nobel Peace Prize.
Essay 2: Write an essay of 750 words or less about anyone Hispanic Heritage past or present (both famous and not so famous) and explain why you would like to grow up to be like that person or why that person is a hero.
Essay 3: Fictional characters of Hispanic descent have been depicted in many wonderful Young Adult fiction books written by Hispanic authors. Read a Young Adult Fiction title and imagine that you are one of the characters in the story and discuss in an essay of 750 words or less, how you would relate to the character and why.
Poem or art: Write a poem or create a drawing about a person of Hispanic Heritage or a special event in Hispanic history.
Call 203-385-4167 or stop by the Teen Desk for more information.
Special thanks to Stratford Community Services for their support.