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Democratic Party Essay Competition Deadline Is June 10

March 16, 2007 – The St. Thomas District of the Virgin Islands Party is holding its Second Annual Scholarship Essay. The winner will receive a $1000 U.S. Savings Bond. The runner up will receive a $500 U.S. Savings Bond.
Contest Guidelines:
Any high school graduating senior who is a registered Democrat or a relative of a registered Democrat is eligible to enter the essay contest.
Contestants may write about a local event that has personal meaning. Topics may include care of the elderly, politics, education, sports, protection of the environment, V.I. culture, etc. Or you can write on one of the following questions: What changes would you recommend to make our party more attractive to young people? Do you believe our nation is prepared to elect an Afro-American or a female as president?
If you are not a registered Democrat, please provide the name of a relative who is a registered Democrat and your relationship to him or her.
Essays must be no less than 300 but not more than 325 words. They will be judged on content, grammar and spelling. All entries must be postmarked no later than June 10. The winners will be announced on or before June 30. Submit entries to:
Glen J. Smith, District Chair
P.O. Box 303573
St. Thomas, VI 00803
E-mail to: Nelg48@hotmail.com

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