Rocket Boys Festival
October 4, 5, 6 2013
2013 Rocket Boys Aiming High Essay Contest
Middle School Students in All West Virginia Counties and throughout the World
ESSAY BASED ON THE FOLLOWING QUESTION
The essay question for 2013 will be:
During their time in Coalwood, the Rocket Boys’ found inspiration in many people, places and things, in 250 words or less, what inspires you and what are you doing with that inspiration?
Open to all Middle School Age Students
Including Public, Private, and Home Schooled Students
All Essays should be limited to 250 words or less
Essay can be submitted online or by emailing entry to email@example.com
Essays can be mailed to Rocket Boys Festival, PO Box 1091,
Beckley, WV 25802-1091
Eight (8) Finalists from all entries will be asked to read their essay at Tamarack on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 5:00 PM as part of the RBF in Beckley
Deadline for submission of Essay is Saturday, September 14, 2013.
(Mailed Essays received after that date will be accepted only if they have a postmark on or before September 14, 2013)
Awards will be presented to finalists on October 3, 2013 at Tamarack by Homer Hickam.
All decisions of the Judges are final
Four (4) High School Teachers will serve as Judges, each choosing two (2) finalists
Please submit the Essay with the following information by the deadline of 9/14/13