Sturdy Memorial Holds Essay Contest
Winner will get cash prize.
In conjunction with National Volunteer Week, April 21 through April 27, Sturdy Memorial Hospital is holding an essay contest.
Rockland Trust is the official sponsor of this year’s contest and the entries will be judged by the Greater Attleboro Women of Today and the Women at Work Museum. The essay contest is open to area students in grades 6 through 12.
This year’s theme is “Volunteers – making a difference in the lives of others." Essays will be judged on originality, clarity of thought and writing skills. Essays need to be typed, doubled-spaced and not more than 500 words. All entries must be received by March 29.
Winners will receive cash prizes donated by Rockland Trust. The first-place winners will be asked to read their winning essay during the annual Volunteer Day ceremonies at the Attleboro Elks Thursday, April 25, 11 a.m., sponsored by Sturdy Memorial Hospital and the Attleboro Area Community Council. All prizes will be awarded during the Volunteer Day luncheon also being held at the Attleboro Elks following ceremonies.
The first-place winning essays will be published in The Sun Chronicle.
For more information or an application form, contact Anne Messier, director of volunteer and student services at Sturdy Memorial Hospital, at 508-236-8800.