purposes as they see fit: Signed by: ContestantParent/Guardian (if under 18 or have legal guardian) Signature of Contestant/Guardian & Date Official Topic: “How have the first 25 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act changed America?”
General Rules: The Disability History Essay Contest is open to all High School Seniors in West Virginia.
The Contest is statewide and entries may be from any county and will be sorted into 6 (six) Districts following the districts delineated by the WV Division of Rehabilitation Services.
Contestants must compose an original essay, with limited assistance from others (which may include typing). An essay is an analytical or interpretive literary composition. Works of fiction or poetry will not be accepted.
The selection committee reserves the right to give fewer or no awards at it’s sole discretion.
Each contestant may submit only one essay. Multiple essays from a single contestant will be disqualified.
Contest Rules: Contestants must write on the official topic.