Thurston County high school students are invited to participate in a scholarship essay contest sponsored by Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty.
Olympia, WA (1888PressRelease) April 19, 2012 - The essay contest "What Makes a House a HOME?" is open to all high school age students currently enrolled or living in Thurston County, Washington. A home is more than just the shelter you reside in. It can be an apartment, boat, house, or cabin. What is it that makes the place you reside in a home? That is the topic for a 500 word essay Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty is asking high school students. The essay contest begins accepting submissions on Monday, April 16, 2012 through Sunday, May 6, 2012, on Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty's Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/cbolympia . After the submission period, fan voting for finalists will be conducted Monday, May 7, 2012 through Friday, May 25, 2012. Three winners will be chosen by a panel of judges from the finalists and announced on June 1, 2012. Complete rules and eligibility for contest can be found on Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty's website http://www.cbolympia.com and in the notes section of their Facebook page. http://www.facebook.com/cbolympia
Ken Anderson, CEO, Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, stated " Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, is excited to host this contest for local high school students. We are part of the community, this is one way for us to stay involved with Thurston County and make education a priority. We had such success last year, with forty-five submissions, that we have decided to make this an annual tradition for our company. Our goal this year is to increase participation levels by area high school students. "
Ken Anderson and a panel of judges selected by Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty will be selecting the winners of the essay contest. Three winners will be chosen based on organization of thoughts, roper grammar and spelling, creativity, effectiveness of main point and judges' subjectivity/opinions. Prizes will be awarded in the amounts of:
1st prize - $1000.00, 2nd prize - $750.00, 3rd prize - $500.00 for a total of $2250 in prizes.
About Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty:
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Realty is recognized for its generosity. Simply put, we believe there's more to building a community than selling houses. Coldwell Banker agents and employees also donate their time and talents to support various community organizations.
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For more information contact:
ken.anderson ( @ ) cbolympia dot com