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Contest Description

The 2024 Essay Contest Topic is:

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the creation of the New England District of Key Club International by 11 Key Clubs in 1949. What will our Key Club District look like in 2049 when we celebrate our 100th anniversary? How will we get there?

Contest Rules

  1. The Essay Contest is a District contest.  There is no Key Club International Essay Contest.

  2. The theme for the 2023-2024 Essay Contest is listed above.

  3. The subject matter of the essay and the writing must be original and completely developed by each essayist. 

  4. The essay must be typed (Times New Roman, size 12), double spaced, no more than two pages (8.5x11).  Essays must be uploaded as a PDF file, a Word Document, or a Google Document.

  5. Each essayist must be an official member in good standing with Key Club International.

  6. Judging and awarding points will be based on the following criteria: Clarity and depth of message - 50 Points Originality - 25 Points Structure (including organization, grammar, transitions, flow, etc.) - 25 Points

  7. Essayists will receive first, second, and third place awards.  The first place essay will be published in an issue of The YanKey during the next year.

  8. The decision of the judges is final and no changes, alterations or regradings will take place after the results have been certified by the judges of this contest. 

  9. All entries must include a completed Entry Form and be submitted via the online submission form below (coming soon) by March 15, 2024.

Due Date

Friday, March 15, 2024

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