Essay Contest - Grades 4 & 5

Polly Bemis Essay Contest

Theme: The accomplishments of Polly Bemis and her legacy in Idaho

Grade Levels: 4th to 5th Grades

Sponsor: Polly Bemis Ranch

Prizes: Gift Cards: Two 1st place @ $300 each, Five 2nd place @ $100 each, Ten 3rd place @ $25 each

Special Recognition: The student with the 1st place winning essay will be recognized and read their essay live or by recording at a special “Polly Bemis Day” on August 10th at the Idaho State Capitol building

Essay Completion Date: April 30, 2021, Essay turned in to teachers; Teachers will submit a PDF to email

Judges: Three judges to be determined

Rules: Limit to one typewritten page (500 words)