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Margaret Chase Smith Essay Contest

Skowhegan -

SKOWHEGAN – The Margaret Chase Smith Library is pleased to announce the theme of its fifteenth annual high school essay contest. The library invites the future stewards of planet Earth to share ideas about what they think should be done to protect the environment? What is the proper balance between private and public interests, the marketplace and government, economic growth and environmental protection? The competition is open to Maine high school seniors. Entries are due by April 1, 2011. Results will be announced on May 2nd. The library will award the following prizes to the top eight essays: $500 for first place, $250 for second place, $125 for third place, as well as five $25 honorable mention prizes. To submit entries or for more information, call David Richards at 474 7133 or write the Margaret Chase Smith Library, 56 Norridgewock Avenue in Skowhegan.

For More Information:

Contact Name: David Richards

Telephone Number: (207)474-7133

Website: http://www.mcslibrary.org/program/edu/essay.htm

Email: davidr@mcslibrary.org