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Monday, 20 February 2012 09:12

The Bill and Sharon Arnold Family Foundation will be sponsoring an essay contest for students in Prairie County and surrounding counties, including home schooled students.  The contest is open to 5th and 6th grade students. 

Essay Prompt:

Write a persuasive letter asking people to open their homes as safe houses for the Underground Railroad.  You should write from the standpoint of an abolitionist.

All entries should be mailed to Helen Holloway, P.O. Box 415, DeValls Bluff, AR 72041 by April 1, 2012.

The winners will win savings bonds ($100 to the 1st place winner, $50 to 2nd place and $25 to 3rd place) and have their essays read at the 2nd Annual Fort Lincoln Freedom Fest on April 28, 2012 in DeValls Bluff, Arkansas.  For contest information, please contact one of the following:

Stacy Sawyer,  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , 870-659-5652

Lisa Martin,  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , 870-734-6562