UPDATE: Thank you for entering the contest! The winners have been selected. You can read their impressive entries by clicking here!
Reflecting on the past. Learning from the present. Preparing for the future. High school students, tell us why you think Black History Month is important. You could win up to $100 and have your essay published on NBCWASHINGTON.COM and in the Washington Informer newspaper.
Download the complete rules here.
Your essay must be accompanied by this application.
Make your mark on Black History Month 2011. Enter the NBC Washington Black History Month Essay Contest today.
Entry deadline is January 27, 2011.