– In recognition of the wide-ranging influence that Latinos have on our culture, Cablevision's Power to Learn and Olympusat, Inc. are sponsoring the "Hispanic Heritage Month" essay contest for the sixth consecutive year. The contest for middle- (grades 6 through 8) and high-school students (grades 9 through 12) provides an opportunity for students to reflect on the rich heritage of Hispanic Americans. This year's essay question is: "Name a Latino, past or present, with whom you would choose to spend a day and explain why."
The first was my own of Russian heritage, the second a colleague with a strong Chinese heritage, and the third a young single mother with a Hispanic heritage.
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AWARDS: Cash prizes, certificates, Kindle Nooks, and McDonald’s gift cards will be given to six winners. Winning students will be recognized at the Hispanic Heritage Month State Commemoration, scheduled for October 10, 2014 at the Nebraska State Capitol Building in Lincoln. First place winners will be asked to read their essay at the Commemoration and McDonald’s will publish first place winning essays on their tray liners. The Commission reserves the right to edit essays for fitting purposes.