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Junior Holstein Essay Contest

To our 2013 Grand Prize Essay contest winner Hayley Potts!

For more information, please contact:
Susan Harlow
Communications Manager
800.952.5200 ext. 4165

Essay Topics:
Junior: What is your favorite dairy food and how would you promote your love for this product to the public to help entice them to purchase it in the future?
Intermediate: If you could have dinner with any Holstein breeder past or present who would you choose and why?
Senior: How would you explain to someone the difference between a Registered Holstein animal and a black and white cow not identified with Holstein Association USA?
Rules & Regulations:
1 To be eligible to compete in the Essay Contest contestants must be National Junior Holstein members. The contest is divided into three age divisions:
  Junior Division -9 to 13 years old as of January 1
  Intermediate Division -14 to 17 years old as of January 1
  Senior Division -18 to 21 years old as of January 1
2. Essays should be typed in a 12-point font, double-spaced, with one-inch margins.
3. Essays must not exceed a maximum number of pages:
  Junior Division - shall be a no more than one page.
  Intermediate Division - shall be no more than one page.
  Senior Division - shall be no more than two pages.
4 Extra credit will be given to essays that include a list of materials referenced or pictures that support your essays. These are not mandatory.
5. Each essay should include a cover page including the title of your essay, name, division, address and age.
6. Entrant agrees that they did all of the research and writing of the essay on their own, without the assistance of others.
7. Essay must be received by April 1, 2015.
Please email to sharlow@holstein.com or send to:

        Holstein Association USA
        ATTN: Susan Harlow
        1 Holstein Place, PO Box 808
        Brattleboro, VT 05302-0808

8. Kindle Fire


Essays will be judged on accuracy, creativity, logical development of the topic, grammatical composition and scope of research. Awards will be given to the top three individuals in each division. A grand prize winner will receive a Kindle Fire. All participants will receive a participation certificate.

Kindle Fire is a trademark of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Kindle devices are given away on behalf of Holstein Association USA. Amazon is not a sponsor of this contest.