A Bridge for Kids is excited to announce that it is kicking off it’s 9th Annual Essay contest and this year we will be offering an even bigger prize pool and $2,500 to the 1st place entry. Eligible students (see contest rules and eligibility below) may enter the 2021 A Bridge for Kids Essay Contest by submitting an original essay of 750 words or fewer describing their thoughts on the following:
What is the one life experience that has best prepared you for your future? How did this experience impact you?
A panel of volunteers will judge the essays and the winners will be picked based on the creativity, originality, clarity and overall impact of the essay.
Note: Deadline for entry is midnight on March 1, 2021. Winners will be announced week of April 12, 2021.2019
1st Place – $2,500 sponsorship2nd Place – $1,000 sponsorship
3rd-5th – $500 Amazon Gift Card
6th-10th – $250 Amazon Gift Card
2020 Essay Contest Winner – Billy Nguyen, Lincoln High School
2019 Essay Contest Winner- Alexandra Morales, The Preuss School, UCSD 2018 Essay Contest Winner – Kevin Banks, Lincoln High School
|2017 Essay Contest Winner – Jonathan Bojorquez, Helix High School|
2016 Essay Contest Winner – Kiara Gomez, The Preuss School, UCSD
2015 Essay Contest Winner – Andria Montgomery, Patrick Henry High School
2014 Essay Contest Winner – Virginia Reyes, The Preuss School, UCSD
|2013 Essay Contest Winner – Laura Castro, The Preuss School, UCSD|
Click here for 2021 CONTEST RULES AND ELIGIBILITY