Heroes of the Heartland Essay Contest
Who is your hero? Tell us about someone you know who, through some act of kindness, courage and / or unselfishness, has made a positive impact on your life.
On 8 1/2” x 11” paper, write or type about your hero in Times New Roman, size 12 font in 400 words or less. Include your name, school, grade, and teacher’s name.
Students in grades 3 through 12 in Buena Vista, Cherokee, Clay, Dickinson, Emmet, Ida, Kossuth, Lyon, Monona, O’Brien, Osceola, Palo Alto, Plymouth, Sac, Sioux and Woodbury, IA; Dakota, NE and Union, SD counties are invited to write about their hero.
Mail, e-mail, or fax your entry to:
American Red Cross
4200 War Eagle Drive
Sioux City, IA 51109
FAX: (712) 252-0837
Questions: please call
(712) 252-4081 or 800-340-4081
The winners will have a choice of attending one of two receptions held in South Sioux City, NE (March 27) or Spencer, IA (April 1.)
DEADLINE FOR THE ESSAY CONTEST IS February 21, 2014
(Three winners will be chosen from each group)
Elementary (3rd—5th Grade)
Middle School (6th—8th Grade)
High School (9th—12th Grade)