1.) The entrant must be in
the eleventh or twelfth grade.
2.) To avoid disqualification,
a stapled cover sheet must include: your name and address; your
e-mail address (if available); the name and address of your high
school; and your current grade level.
3.) The essay must be solely
the work of the entrant and no fewer than 300 words and no more
than 1,000 words in length. The essay must be type-written and
4.) Essays will be judged on
both style and content. Judges will look for writing that is
clear, articulate and logically organized. The topic must focus
on the significance of the Electoral College to Alaska and the
5.) One entry per student.
Entries will not be returned.
6.) Essays must be received
by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 3, 2004. The winner will be
notified by December 8, 2004.