As a way to honor her father’s legacy about the importance of voting, Illusionist Lyn Dillies created Your Vote Is Magic. A signature piece of this initiative is our Calvin Dillies Scholarship for local high school seniors, based on an essay contest called, “What Voting Means to Me”.
A panel of independent educators provided by GiftsToGive will judge the essays. The winning recipient will receive $500 from the Calvin Dillies Scholarship Fund.
“What Voting Means to Me” should reflect what it means to have the right to vote, how hard fought it was and what impact it will have on the essayist’s life. A brief biography of the essayist, including complete mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address must accompany the essay. This information must not be included in the word count.
Length of Essay: 750 – 1,000 words not including the title. Essayist must include what school they saw the program at. Deadline: April 25, 2016. Essays can only be submitted online (Below). Essay should be double-spaced in a 12-pt. Times or similar type font. Submit as a Microsoft Word compatible document.