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Essay on leadership earns middle schooler Cash for College

Essay on leadership earns middle schooler Cash for College

It is never too early to start saving for college, and one Merrillville Intermediate School student has an early  start thanks to his writing skills.

July 21, 2014 12:00 am
Hammond reads awards contest winners

Hammond reads awards contest winners

HAMMOND | Hammond Reads, Inc., recognized the winners of its 13th annual Essay Contest with a reception at Morton High School. The 2013-2014 contest theme was, “If You Were Stranded on a Deserted Island, What Book Would You Want With You, and Why?”

June 26, 2014 3:51 pm

Classroom programs and essay contest highlight Law Day

Eighth-grade classrooms throughout Lake County will host volunteer lawyers, judges and law professors May 9 for Law Day 2014 presentations.

May 01, 2014 12:00 am

Deadline extended for Hammond Reads essay contest

HAMMOND | To accommodate students and others affected by recent weather-related closures, Hammond Reads Inc. is extending the deadline on its 13th annual Essay Contest to 4 p.m. Jan. 31.

January 22, 2014 12:00 am
Essay contest a tasty tradition for pizza chain

Essay contest a tasty tradition for pizza chain

HIGHLAND | Family traditions bring a lot of joy to Alexandria DiSanto.

December 19, 2013 8:00 pm Photos

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Teen earns trip to U.S. capital for Korean War workshop

Teen earns trip to U.S. capital for Korean War workshop

HIGHLAND | Fifteen-year-old Richard Garza III, of Highland, led his family on a trip of a lifetime thanks to an essay contest he entered last summer.

October 23, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Lansing club announces 'Stay Safe' essay contest

LANSING | The Lansing Junior Woman's Club announces its eighth annual "Stay Safe" essay contest for children in kindergarten through eighth grade who are Lansing residents attending Lansing schools. The contest raises awareness of family safety and injury prevention.

April 15, 2013 12:00 am

Essay contest keeps the dream alive

An opportunity for high school juniors and seniors to receive a $500 scholarship and a trip to Washington D.C., with a possibility of meeting President Barack Obama, is available through an essay competition presented by the NWI “Keeping the Dream Alive” 2013 and Beyond Project, First Kingdo…

January 23, 2013 12:00 am

Families invited to enter essay contest

HAMMOND | Hammond Public Library celebrates Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month, Sept. 15-Oct. 15, with a family essay contest and public program.

August 30, 2012 12:00 am

Learning about the law

Eighth-grade classrooms throughout Lake County hosted volunteer lawyers this spring for presentations on Law Day 2012: No Courts, No Justice, No Freedom.

July 18, 2012 12:00 am
These readers can write, too

These readers can write, too

HAMMOND | Hammond Reads Inc. recently recognized the winners of its 11th annual Essay Contest at an event at Morton High School. The theme of this year's contest was, "If you could change the ending of a book, what book would it be, and how would you change it?"

July 05, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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3 middle school students win Money Smart essay contest

A 14-year-old Crown Point student won the top monetary prize in the Money Smart Kid Essay Contest.

April 22, 2012 6:15 pm

Hammond Civic Center celebrates 75th anniversary

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Hammond Civic Center at 5825 Sohl Ave.

December 30, 2011 12:00 am
Erin Rolland and her grandmother

Erin Rolland and her grandmother

Erin Holland (left) and her late grandmother Hannah Knight, both of Highland, are pictured in one of Erin's favorite final photos before her grandmother's decline from Alzheimer's disease.

June 05, 2011 12:00 am
Highland student wins national essay contest about Alzheimer's journey

Highland student wins national essay contest about Alzheimer's journey

While Erin Rolland, 18, a senior at Highland High School receives her diploma today during her graduation ceremony, she will be thinking about her grandmother, who died three years ago at age 74.

June 05, 2011 12:00 am

High schoolers asked to write essays on 'Being An American'

The deadline for high school students and their teachers to submit essays for the Bill of Rights Institute's national "Being an American Essay Contest" is Dec. 1. The contest asks students to share their thoughts, in 750 words or less, on American citizenship by answering the question: "What…

November 18, 2010 12:00 am
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