Geneva College announces the second annual Undergraduate Essay Contest honoring the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. Those participating in the contest will complete an essay which responds to a quote from Dr. King’s letter from Birmingham Jail, or claims made by Dr. Terrence Roberts and Michael Emerson in their books Simple, Not Easy and Divided by Faith.
The deadline for essay submission is January 13, 2011.
After all essays are evaluated by a panel of judges, three prizes will be awarded as follows:
Third Place $75
Second Place $150
First Place $300
The first-place essay writer will present the paper to a gathered audience on Friday, January 21, 2011 in Skye Lounge located in the upper level of the student center.
Last year’s winners were: David Ketter, first place; Greg Williams, second place; Danielle Nowak and Matthew Schroeder, tie for third place.
The rules for the contest are:
Each participant should respond to one of the following topics:
Geneva College is a comprehensive Christian college of the arts, sciences and professional studies. Founded in the tradition of the Reformed Christian faith, Geneva prepares students to serve Christ in all areas of society: work, family and the church. Geneva College’s philosophy of education is based on the Foundational Concepts of Christian Higher Education. Geneva is a founding member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU).
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