UST Black Law Students Association announces essay contest
The UST chapter of the National Black Law Students Association will host an essay-writing competition for high school and college students of color.
High-school age competitors are invited to write 500 words or more, and college students must write 1,000 words or more on the following topic: "Select one of the following notable African Americans and discuss how this person's achievements in spite of race, cultural, social or economic circumstances motivate you to overcome obstacles in your life: Ben Carson, Carol Moseley Braun, Condoleezza Rice or Barack Obama.
Writers of the winning essays will receive a free Kaplan ACT/SAT preparation course (high school winner) or a free Kaplan LSAT preparation course (college winner). An awards ceremony will be held at 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 13, in the Schulze Grand Atrium of the UST School of Law.
If you're interested in entering the competition, contact Jenese Dawson, (651) 373-3109, for an essay registration form and additional essay requirements.