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Making A Difference: Great Teachers 2017 Essay Contest

Write a 500 word essay about the school teacher who has had the most positive impact on your life. Your story could be posted online at wvia.org!

Rules for entry:

  • Author must be a high school senior in a WVIA ESP participating school
  • Essay must be 500 words or less
  • Essay should be sent via e-mail to andreaoneill@wvia.org as a .DOC or .DOCXattachment by Tuesday, February 28, 2017. You will receive an email confirmation upon receipt of your essay.
  • Must include your name, home address and phone number at the END of each essay in the lower left corner
  • Must include Teacher’s full name, school name and school address and phone number at the END of each essay, lower right corner
  • Winners will be notified no later than Friday, March 10, 2017 via the email address used for submission. WVIA will come to your school to film you and your teacher’s story to be posted online at wvia.org
  • WVIA reserves the right to disqualify incomplete entries
  • WVIA and Penn College employees and their relatives are not eligible
  • One winner will be recognized from each of the Luzerne, BLAST, Central Susquehanna and Northeastern Educational Intermediate Unit. 

Essays will be judged on the following:

  1. Grammar & Spelling

  2. Capitalization & Punctuation

  3. Sentence Structure and flow

  4. Word Choice

  5. Support for Topic and Overall Impact of teacher 

Send Essays as a .doc or .docx attachment to: andreaoneill@wvia.org by February 28, 2017 

To download these rules in a .pdf, Icon click here (205.7 KB) .

Good Luck!

Great Teachers Essay Contest

Winners from Previous Years

2014-2015 Winners

CENTRAL SUSQUEHANNA INTERMEDIATE UNIT 16:

LUZERNE INTERMEDIATE UNIT 18:

NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL INTERMEDIATE UNIT 19:

2013-2014 Winners

 

2012-2013 Winners

CENTRAL SUSQUEHANNA INTERMEDIATE UNIT 16:

LUZERNE INTERMEDIATE UNIT 18:

NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL INTERMEDIATE UNIT 19:

 

2011-2012 Winners

 

CENTRAL SUSQUEHANNA INTERMEDIATE UNIT 16:

LUZERNE INTERMEDIATE UNIT 18:

NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL INTERMEDIATE UNIT 19:

 

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Questions?

If you have an questions about the WVIA Education Program, please contact WVIA's Director of Education

Andrea O'Neill

570-602-1182
andreaoneill@wvia.org

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