High school students are encouraged to participate in the 2019 Junior Achievement Essay Competition. Students have until Feb. 15, 2019 to submit an application and a 1,000-1,500 word essay.

This year’s topic is: “What would make your high school experience more relevant to your future?”

Essays will be judged on creativity and originality; persuasiveness; grammar and spelling; understanding of subject matter; and relevancy of response to topic question. The grand prize winner will receive a $20,000 award; first, second and third place winners will each receive $10,000.

More information