• By Monique Pearce-Brady
  • Posted Tuesday, February 18, 2020

2020 N.C. A&T Small Farms Week Youth Essay Contest

N.C A&T Youth Development Specialist, Dr. Shannon Wiley is pleased to announce the 2020 N.C. A&T Small Farms Week Youth Essay Competition!

This year’s topic is “How has NC Agriculture affected your life today?” The competition is open to 6th, 7th & 8th grade 4-H’ers across the state.

Requirements: All participants must be a member of Forysth County 4-H in order to participate. All essays must be computer generated and 1-page in length. Submissions will be judged on content (50 points), grammar/spelling (15 points) and originality/creativity (35 points). 4-H’ers should include their name, grade level, name of 4-H Agent and the county they reside in on their essay.

All essays should be submitted to Monique Pearce-Brady, Ed. D at dmpearce@ncat.edu by March 13, 2020, by 5:00 PM. Prizes will be awarded to the top two students in each grade level.

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