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Essay Contest Awards

Statewide Awards

These are the awards for both middle & high school winners:

***Please note, due to difficulty arranging sponsors, we are not able to offer the usual Award Trip prize for students as we have been able to do in the past. 2017 Award winners will receive cash prizes.


Awards​ ​per​ ​Age​ ​Group​ ​for​ ​Art​ ​and​ ​for​ ​Essay​ ​(Art Middle, Art High, Essay Middle, and Essay High):
1st​ ​Place:​ $100
2nd​ ​Place​: $75
3rd​ ​Place:​ $50
4th​ ​through​ ​10th​ ​Place​ ​(for students only):​ $25


Awards​ ​for​ ​Teachers​ ​for​ ​each​ ​category:
1st​ ​Place:​ $75
2nd​ ​Place​: $50
3rd​ ​Place:​ $25


Award Policies

  • -The Awards Ceremony of each state will take place within the month of February at a date and location TBA. Please refer back to this website for updates.  
  • - The Awards Ceremony for Central Florida will be on Saturday, February 17 @ 2:00 pm. 
- Winning students and teachers are expected to receive their cash prizes at the Awards Ceremony. Any winning students and teachers who do not take part in the Awards Ceremony forfeit their claims to any prize monies and additional awards.
- Winning students and teachers who do not participate in the Awards Ceremony may request their awards certificates by contacting Atlantic Institute anytime before March 1, 2018. After this date, the certificates will be unavailable for receipt. As outlined above, cash prizes may only be claimed by participating in the Awards Ceremony.
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