QUOTE: “The quality, not the longevity, of one's life is what is important.” -Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jrr
ESSAY REQUIREMENTSEssays should not include any information that identifies the
student, teacher, principal, or school.
Any essay that includes identifying information will be automatically disqualified.
ESSAY PROMPTS GRADES 1 – 4What is a good friend to you?
Have you ever been bothered by someone you thought was your friend? When was a time you were a good friend to
ESSAY PROMPTS GRADES 5 – 8 Describe a time that you expected someone to speak up about
something, but they didn’t. What do you think stopped them from speaking up? Would you do the same if you were in their shoes? Describe some of the feelings associated with speaking up or
ESSAY PROMPTS GRADES 9 – 12 & TASC