Scottsdale, Ariz., Thursday, September 24, 2015 – The Arizona Educational Foundation (AEF) today announced the 2016 Polly Rosenbaum Writing Contest prompt: “What Does It Mean to Be Civically Engaged?”
“Finalizing a prompt for each year’s contest is always a fun challenge,” said Bobbie O’Boyle, Executive Director of AEF. “The foundation is very excited to see what ideas students submit for this year’s subject.”
The creative writing contest is open to students in grades 7 through 12. Entries are judged in three age categories: 7th/8th Grade; 9th/10th Grade; and 11th/12th Grade.
The Arizona Educational Foundation fosters excellence in education by administering statewide programs that enhance the capabilities of Arizona’s schools to strengthen the teaching profession, design high quality curricula, stimulate high student achievement, cultivate partnerships with schools and businesses, and celebrate the successes in K-12 public education in Arizona.