Vision Wausau: the first ever Citizen Wausau essay contest
by Cheryl Mathis on June 16th, 2008
Write an essay of no less than 500 words, no more than 1,000 words, on a specific, Wausau-themed topic, and enter to win a $50 Chamber Bucks gift certificate.
Due: June 29, 2008 (11:59 pm).
Entering: Post your essay to your Citizen Wausau blog. (Don’t have one? Get one! It’s free!) Be at least 13 years old. Let us know you’ve entered the competition by emailing us at essay at this domain dot com. Wait with bated breath until we announce the winners on Monday, July 14, 2008 at 9 am.
Judging: The posts will be read and judged by the Citizen Wausau Editorial Board. We will prominently feature the winning post on Citizen Wausau’s front page, acknowledge the runners-up, and link to every essay entered in the competition. We will judge based on creativity, style and content.
Prizes: Grand prize winner will receive a $50 Chamber Bucks gift certificate. Second and third place winners will receive Citizen Wausau memorabilia (TBD).
Theme: What is your vision for Wausau’s future? This can be either what you think Wausau will be like years in the future or what you dream Wausau could become. It can be funny or fanciful, serious or realistic.