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Bank of America Essay/Speech Contest

Essays Due: Friday, April 8, 2022

Speech Competition: Thursday, May 5, 2022 • 6:30 p.m.
Larry E Reider Education Center — 2000 K Street, Bakersfield

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.

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Michelle Young
Coordinator III English Language Arts/English Language Development
(661) 636-4505
miyoung@kern.org