Neptune Black History Month Essay Contest

Neptune is holding an essay contest for Black History Month.

Middle and high school students may submit essays about: The Influence of Social Media on Voting; How does social media influence voting, positively and negatively?; or How does social media develop your thoughts on voting?

Essays are due Jan. 17.

Prepare an essay or other presentation format  (e.g. poem, song, video, etc.).

Presentation should be a maximum of two written/typed pages or 5 minutes.

All students who are Neptune residents are eligible whether they attend private or public schools.

Monetary prizes will be awarded.

Educators (middle school and high school) are invited to develop assignments for their students that can be submitted to the contest.

Churches, community groups and adults are encouraged to identify students and ask them to submit presentations for the contest.

To submit an essay include student’s name, school and grade, address or email address, and phone number must be included on/with the presentation.

Submit via email to or mail Neptune BHM Planning Committee P.O. Box 25 Neptune, NJ 07754.

For more information call 732-988-5200 Ext.231.

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