January 30, 2023

BAAPN Black History Essay Contest

BAAPN Black History Essay Contest

The Berkley African American Parent Network is hosting a Black History Month essay contest, open to all Berkley Schools middle and high school students.

Students are being asked to answer the following question in their essay: What is an example of African American influence on American culture, and how does that impact you as a youth?

Essay contest details:

  • The essay contest is open to all Berkley middle and high school students.
  • The essay should be typed and double-spaced using Microsoft Word. The essay does not have a minimum number of words. The essay should be submitted using either a Microsoft Word or pdf format only.
  • Interested students may individually submit their essay and completed contact form by emailing baapninfo@gmail.com between Wednesday, February 1, 2023 through Friday, February 17, 2023. (Students, please do not use your school Google email account to email the essay and contact form.)
  • The BAAPN will select three middle school and three high school winners from the submitted entries.
  • The first-place prize is $100, second-place $50, and third-place $25.
  • Winners may be referenced in a future BAAPN email blast in February 2023 highlighting the BAAPN Black History Month essay contest and winners.

For more information please contact: baapninfo@gmail.com