Cultural Celebration Essay Contest

2021 Cultural Celebration Essay Contest Form

2021 Essay Contest Flyer

The essay questions are as follows

  • Ages 6-10: What are some things you can do to spread kindness to diverse ethnic groups during the COVID pandemic?
  • Ages 11-14: How can we overcome the isolation of the COVID pandemic and promote diversity and inclusion?  
  • Ages 15-18:  The COVID pandemic continues to impact everyone of all ethnicities across the nation. How has the pandemic positively impacted unity among people, communities, and nations?

  • Three winners will be chosen from each category, awarded cash prizes & recognized
    by the Dauphin County Commissioners.
  • Essays should include the participant’s name, school, grade, age, home address,
    home phone number and word count on the attached form.

This essay contest is open to any child in Dauphin County.



The entry deadline is 4 p.m. on Friday, May 21, 2021.

Essays should be emailed to or
mailed/delivered to:
Dauphin County Administration Building
Dept. of Human Resources, Attn: Faye Fisher
2 S. Second Street, 5th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101