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2012 Learning Quest(r) Back-to-School essay contest


The Learning Quest 529 Education Savings Program, Kansas' own 529 college savings plan, is pleased to sponsor the 11th annual Back-to-School Essay Contest. The contest goals are to:

  • Help inspire students around the state to think about their future - and the importance of higher education.
  • Encourage students and their parents to start saving now for tomorrow's college costs.
  • Work with teachers and other leaders to encourage Kansas students to develop dreams for their future.

The Essay

  1. Small Steps. Big Dreams. Describe the goals you have for after high school and explain how you are taking steps today to reach that goal.
  2. Write a brief 100-200 word, well-thought-out essay, answering the question above, typed or handwritten on white paper.

Open to all 7th and 8th grade students.  Deadline: October 12, 2012

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