NEXTRANS Announces Third Annual High School Essay Competition
August 30, 2011
The NEXTRANS Center at Purdue University is sponsoring its third high school essay competition for students residing in Indiana. The contest’s goal is to encourage students to consider how integral transportation is to the future of Indiana and our nation, and potentially interest them in transportation-related careers and/or higher education in the field. NEXTRANS is seeking articulate and well-researched essays of up to 1500 words on the following topic: What factor(s) do you think will most affect the future of transportation in Indiana and across the nation?
Please submit a clear, well-organized and well-researched essay of up to 1500 words adhering to the provided topic.
• Entries must be typed in 12-point font with one-inch margins, printed on one side.
• Please staple entries, include page numbers and a title.
• The student’s name should not appear on the essay itself.
On a separate cover sheet, please provide the following information:
• Contact information (address, phone and email)
• Current grade in school
• Name and location of high school
Please mail these materials on or before December 9, 2011 to:
NEXTRANS 2011 High School
3000 Kent Avenue
West Lafayette, IN 47906
All public, private and homeschooled high school students (grades 9-12) currently residing in Indiana are eligible to enter. Additional questions may be directed to Andrea McIntyre at 765-496-9734 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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