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Total Students Recieved Prizes

37,000

Total in cash prizes

20+

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Students

We invite you to open this door to your future as we kick off the 2021 contest. This competition is centered on bestselling author, Jim Owen’s “Ten Principles to Live By,” as highlighted in his book Cowboy Ethics. Every high school and homeschool student is invited to participate in grades 9-12 to reflect on the ten principles and write an essay based on their own personal beliefs or guiding forces. 

High School students could win more than $5,000 in prizes during the ADEC Essay Contest. 

Check with your local school to see if they're participating - OR -
Call Amy Crawford @ 307.235.4079

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