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|De Anza Optimist Club of Cupertino||March 29, 2017||
De Anza Optimist Club of Cupertino (DAOC) holds an Oratorical Contest. There are now 5 levels of competition (Club, Zone and District, Regional, World). First Place Winner at the District level gets a $2,500 College Scholarship. At the regional and world levels, a District winner may have the opportunity to win additional scholarships up to $20,000.
The Oratorical contest will be held on Wed, March 29, 2017 at the Fremont Union High School District Office in the Professional Learning Center, 589 West Fremont Ave, in Sunnyvale. Contestants should arrive at 6:00 pm SHARP for registration and contest starts promptly at 6:15 pm doors will be closed. The Club winner will compete in the Zone contest on Sat, Apr 1. Each contestant must bring the following to the contest:
|All Grades||March 3, 2017||
Win up to $300! Write a Poem or Essay (500 words or less) on one of the following topics:
What do you love about yourself?
Why should others love and accept themselves?
How does the media affect body image?
Submit to: email@example.com
|IEOM STEM Poster Competition||Middle/High School students||May 1, 2017||The IEOM Society (Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Society) is organizing the IEOM STEM Poster Competition for Middle School and High School students in the USA and globally. Interested High School and Middle School students should submit their participation intentions during April and May. The IEOM STEM Poster Competition will be held in summer 2017. The date and place will be identified State-by-State based on the hosting partners.|
|Science Without Borders Challenge||Ages 11-19||April 24, 2017||
The Science without Borders® Challenge was created to get students and teachers interested in ocean conservation through various forms of art. This annual contest inspires students to be creative while learning about important ocean conservation issues. The SWB Challenge is open to primary and secondary school students 11-19 years old, with scholarships of up to $500 awarded to the winning entries.
The theme for the 2017 Science without Borders® Challenge is “Reef SuperSpecies.”
|Grades K-12||January 31, 2017||See contest website for details.|
|American Foreign Service Association Essay Contest||Grades 9 through 12 (whose parents are not members of the Foreign Service)||March 15, 2017||
When writing the essay, your students should place themselves in the shoes of a member of the Foreign Service, a diplomat promoting peace, who is assigned to one of the following four embassies:
The essay must provide recommendations to the ambassador about the crisis involving refugees and internally displaced persons in that country. Students should write essays in a memo format. For more info: www.afsa.org/essaycontest