2019-2020 Crystal Apple Writing Contest for Students
Due Date: Friday, March 13, 2020
Search for Self/Finding One’s Identity
Is there a Shawnee, coach, teacher, counselor or other staff member who has encouraged you to find your own identity and self in some way?
What are some of the characteristics of this role model that has helped you “Search for Self? (Include some of their values or ideas that have encouraged you)
How has having a “Search for Self” changed your attitude or interest level in a particular subject, sport, activity etc.?
Now is your chance to show your appreciation and gratitude for his or her efforts…but keep your nomination a secret for now! Your Shawnee staff member will be most appreciative and surprised when you present him or her with your essay/poem. Winning students will also present a Crystal Apple to his or her teacher on April 3rd at 12:15pm.
Select a Shawnee teacher, coach, counselor, nurse, secretary, administrator, custodian or any faculty member who has demonstrated any or all of the above traits.
Write a brief essay or poem that captures the essence of how this person has allowed you to grow as a person and search for identity.
Include the positive characteristics and traits which come to mind when you think of this person.
If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Clark in the Main Office or Mrs. Fairess, Assistant Principal FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION, YOU WILL RECEIVE A CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION, AND WINNING STUDENTS WILL RECEIVE A COUPON FOR THE SCHOOL STORE!!