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Share Your Family Story in A Letter and Win $500!
Now Accepting Submissions for the 2017 Letter to My Parents Contest TM in Los Angeles
Do you have a story to share about your family as you were growing up in Los Angeles? Write an essay in a letter format and enter to win in the second annual Letter to My Parents ContestTM organized by The Rotary Club of Historic Filipino Town and Reiyukai America!
Ten winners will be selected where each of them will receive $50 Gift Certificates and a Yearlong test-prep course subscription courtesy of BenchPrep. Among the ten, three contestants who presented the most share-worthy letter will receive $500.
Letter to My Parents ContestTM in Los Angeles is open to residents of Los Angeles County ages 15 to 20 years who would like to express their experiences and feelings towards their parents or legal guardians. Participants are encouraged to submit work illustrating examples from personal family life; reflecting family relationships and interactions. Suggested topics include:
· How have my parent’s experiences and influence affect or shape the person I am today?
· What my parent(s) or guardian(s) means to me?
· What are my thoughts about how we are as a family?
· What would I like to do for my parent(s) or guardian(s)?
· How I can improve relationships in my family?
Submit entries to www.LetterToMyParents.com (Click the Los Angeles Contest Icon) by Friday, January 20, 2017. Entries can be in any language used in the County of Los Angeles, but an English translation is required. Contestants 17 years old and under must submit a Parental/Guardian consent form.
Ten winners will be selected and will be invited to present their letters during the final presentation to judges, scheduled to be held during March 2017.