One of the primary goals of the Indiana Women’s Education Foundation and especially the Conni Richards Youth Fund, established by the Board in January of 1992 in memory of Conni Richards, is to have teens take a proactive role with regard to their futures. One way to help the young is through the essay contest.
Eighth Grade Essay Contest
One essay is chosen from each of INFBPW’s 3 Districts. Each of the 3 winners and her/his parent(s)/guardian(s) and teacher will attend a luncheon at the INFBPW State Convention. Each district winner will receive a Certificate and a $25 Cash Award. The 1st place State Winner will be announced at the State Convention. The State Winner will read their essay and receive an engraved plaque and a $50 Cash Award. Essay speech topic for 2017-2018 is: “How Does Every Working Woman Count?”