Student Events

Bank of America Essay/Speech Contest

Essays Due
Friday, Friday April 7, 2023

Speech Competition
Thursday, May 4, 2023
6:30 pm

Larry E. Reider 2000 K St.

Sponsored and judged by Bank of America employees, students in grades four through six have to write an essay on the same given theme. The best essayists in preliminary competition deliver their essay as a speech in their grade levels. Bank of America’s South Sierra Valley Market and the Kern County Superintendent of Schools sponsor the competition, which awards trophies to all the finalists and Russo’s Books gift cards to the top three finishers in each grade level.