If you enjoy writing, this is a wonderful opportunity to grow creatively, showcase your skills, participate in Black History Month and win cash.
WJZ's Annual Black History Month Oratory Competition is open to all Maryland high school students and winners receive cash prizes AND a scholarship gift card!
Students must write an original essay on a designated quote by Michelle Obama, Romare Bearden or Ray Lewis.
Top prizes are:
The deadline for essays and applications is January 31st, 2019 at 11:59pm.
For exact instructions and applications, go to the contest section on www.WJZ.com. Students can also see Ms. Butler in the Guidance Office for an application on Wednesdays or Fridays.