VA04 Black History Month Essay Contest

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U.S. Congressman A. Donald McEachin

Black History Month Essay Contest

Topic Write about a current leader or activist who you believe will become an important figure in Black History

The contest of open to middle and high school students (grades 6 – 12) residing in Virginia’s 4th Congressional District. Students should submit their completed essays with name, school name, grade level, and home address to no later than February 15, 20201.

Middle school students (grades 6-8) should submit an essay 350-500 words in length. High school students (grades 9-12) should submit an essay 500-750 words in length. Winners will be notified individually and announced on Congressman McEachin’s social media in February. The winners will also have their essay entered into the Congressional Records.