$2,500 scholarship deadline nears

April 7, 2022
Huron County, Ohio


The entry deadline for the Huron County Democratic Party's $2,500 scholarship essay contest is April 15.

The contest, which was announced in February, is open to all seniors resident in Huron County graduating in May/June 2022, whether enrolled in a public or private school, or home schooled.

The essay topic is: “There are renewed efforts to ban books in schools and libraries that teach specific areas of US history. Is this a violation of the First Amendment?” There are several questions to be considered.

The contest organizers want to encourage broader thinking and participation among young people in the democratic process, learning how government functions, vetting candidates, and voting in local, state and federal elections.

Full details and the entry form can be found online at hurondems.org/scholarship . The entry form is also available through county high school guidance counselors.