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Personal Essay Contest for Young Girls

HomeAttend a High Tea with your friends and win an American Girl doll or American Girl book!   Open to girls in grades 3 through 5, the Pueblo Girl Essay contest is a chance for any young lady to write about the woman she wants to become and what she will do to become that woman. Submissions can be handed in at the main desk of any Pueblo library, or mailed to Rawlings Library 100 E. Abriendo Ave. Pueblo, CO 81004 Attn: Community Relations Don’t forget to include a submission form with your entry! The last day for submissions is February 6th, 2015.

Grand Prize An American Girl Doll, one winner per grade. Winners will be invited to be honored at the Outstanding Women Awards luncheon at noon on March 13 at the Rawlings Library. Runner-up Prizes An American Girl Book, 10 runners up per grade.       Awards Ceremony: Inaugural High Tea Party Winners and runners up will be invited to collect their prize and be honored at the inaugural High Tea Party on Wednesday, Feb. 25 at 4 p.m. at Rawlings Library, Ryals Room, 4th floor. Winners and runners will be able to invite their friends!

Patriotic Essay Contest for Students

Let your children shine as they show off their patriotism and writing skills as they compete with other students in this patriotic essay contest.

The Pueblo Home of Heroes Association poses a question to students in grades 4-12: “Who is the greatest hero in American history and why?”


First Prize: $100    Second Prize: $75    Third Prize: $50


To make the contest fair for your student, there are three different categories — each with different word limits.

  • grades 4-5: 300-500 words
  • grades 6-8: 400-700 words
  • grades 9-12: 500-1,000 words


To enter, you need…

  1. One entry form (stapled on top with the staple in the top, left-hand corner) To download an entry form, click on this link.
  2. One entry (typed)

That’s all!


Entries are due Friday, Feb. 13, 2015. You can submit your student’s essay at any Pueblo library’s main desk. Or you can mail or deliver to…

Rawlings Library,

100 E. Abriendo Ave.,

Pueblo, CO 81004

Attn: Community Relations