Paducah Parks and Recreation and the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) are hosting the annual Veterans Day Poster and Essay Contest. The contest is for all K-12 students in Paducah and McCracken County.
Judging will be in four divisions:
First, second, and third place winners will be selected from each grade division. First place winners will receive a ribbon and $100 from the City of Paducah. Second place winners will receive a ribbon and $50 from the City of Paducah. Each third place winner will receive a ribbon and $25 from the City of Paducah. Winners will be invited to present their picture or read their essay at the Veterans Day Parade opening ceremony at 10:30 a.m. on November 11 at Dolly McNutt Memorial Plaza. The winners also are invited to ride on a float in the parade.
The following must be on the back of each entry: student’s name, grade, name of school and teacher, and the school’s phone number or email address. The deadline to submit entries is Thursday, October 20, 2016 by 5 pm. Entries can be hand-delivered to the Parks and Recreation Department office at 1400 H.C. Mathis Drive or mailed to the following address:
Veterans Day Essay Contest
P.O. Box 7265
Paducah, KY 42002-7265
For more information about Parks Department events and activities, visit the Parks and Recreation Department at 1400 H.C. Mathis Drive or call 270-444-8508.