W.W. Law Foundation Sponsors Essay Contest in Law’s Honor


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The W. W. Law Foundation is sponsoring an essay contest to recognize Westley Wallace Law’s eighty-six birthday [born January 1, 1923] and kick-off of Black History month. Essay must pay tribute to W. W. Law, Savannah’s own civil rights leader, crusader for justice and equality and historic preservationist.

The contest is open to all fourth graders of Savannah/Chatham County schools–public, private, charter, and home schools.

W. W. Law Essay Contest Guidelines:

Theme – In the remainder of the 2008-2009 school year, I pledge to do one thing, to make Mr. Law proud (please be specific);

Length: 150 words

Cover page: List essay title, your name, age, grade, school, phone number, and home address;

All entries must be postmarked by Friday, February 6, 2009 and mailed to:

Attn: Dr. Weihua Zhang

c/o W. W. Law

Foundation, Inc.,

P. O. Box 1302, Savannah, GA 31402

There will be:

One First Prize Award: $100 and Savannah Law Documentary;

One Second Prize Award: $50 and Savannah Law Documentary; and

Two Third Prize Awards: $25 and Savannah Law Documentary each.

Reception: Contest winners will be notified by mail in mid-February and a reception will be held in late February—time and place to be announced; all contestants and their teachers, families, friends will be invited.

For additional information contact Dr. Weihua Zhang or Remer Pendergraph at 912-234- 1250.

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