Students in grades 2 through 8 in Saratoga County are
invited this month to tell The Saratogian about what makes summer special.
The contest is part of Saratoga 150, celebrating a milestone
anniversary of horse racing in Saratoga.
Select essays will be published in The Saratogian and winning
writers will receive Stewart’s ice cream certificates.
To enter, students should ask an adult to share a special
memory or experience of Saratoga in the summer and describe what they had to
say in 150 or less. Email your essay to firstname.lastname@example.org
30. At the top of the entry, writers should include their name, grade, school,
teacher’s and parent’s names, and a contact phone number.
The contest is designed as an exercise in interviewing and
Entries will be considered in three categories — grades 2
and 3, 4 and 5, and 6 to 8. Winners in each category will be awarded ice cream
certificates of $25 for first place, $15 for second and $5 for third.