Essay deadlines announced
The Sunflower State Games, a statewide amateur sports festival for Kansans of all ages and skill levels, has announced the topics and the deadline for the 2007 Healthy Lifestyle Essay Contest.
All Kansas elementary school students are invited to enter the annual contest.
The contest asks first- through third-graders to write 100 to 150 words explaining the importance of eating a healthy breakfast. Third- through sixth-graders will write 150 to 300 words stating a healthy role model in their life and why.
The deadline for the contest is April 6, 2007. Entries may be faxed or mailed to the Sunflower State Games office.
Winners receive a Sunflower State Games gold medal, an official Sunflower State Games T-shirt, a Barnes and Noble gift certificate and a $50 savings bond. Additionally, the winners are invited to read his or her essay at the Sunflower State Games V.I.P. Reception in July.