In conjunction with Richmond Civic Theater's production of 26 Pebbles, the three Quaker meetings in Richmond (West Richmond Friends, First Friends, and Clear Creek) are sponsoring a peace essay contest for high school seniors who plan to attend college in Fall 2020. The prize is a $1000 award.
The submission deadline is April 15, 2020.
To participate in the contest, please do at least one of the following:
❏ Make use of the resource packet available at https://iue.libguides.com/RippleEffect2020
❏ Read the 26 Pebbles script, available at Morrisson-Reeves Library, IU East Library, Centerville Public Library, and Two Sisters Bookstore.
❏ Attend the play (April 4-6 at RCT). Student tickets are $5.
❏ Attend one of the Ripple Effect Education and Outreach Events.
Prompt: Choose ONE of the following
The essays must be original. The writing must be clear and persuasive. The winning essay will address one or more of the values embraced by the three Quaker meetings in Richmond: Simplicity, Peace, Integrity, Community, Equality, and Sustainability. Submissions should be made here.
Essays received after the April 15 deadline, will be disqualified.