Essay & Poetry Contest

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Sponsored by



CHAIRPERSON, Bethany Nolan

Grade Level Divisions:

  1. Upshur County Students, grades 4-5
  2. Upshur County Students, grades 6-8
  3. Upshur County Students, grades 9-12
  • Students will write about “What the Yamboree is to someone who has never attended.”
  • Essay and poetry themes will be mailed to each Upshur County school in late August. Each school will receive a copy of the entry requirement at that time.
  • DUE BY September 28, 2023
  • Division winners and their school sponsors will be recognized during the All Service Club Luncheon Thursday, October 19, 2023, at the Yamboree Event Center.