High School Youth Essay Opportunity - Submit by Nov. 6, 2009
by Julie Saylor
Research WHAT is Risk Management using the links below and then apply it to the essay topic.
2009 Native Women & Youth in Ag Annual Writing Competition also sponsored by: Seminole Tribe of Florida, USDA Risk Management AGency & the Intertribal Agriculture Council
Who Is Eligible? Young Native American Women & Men who will be entering grades 9-12 in the Fall of 2009. Graduates of May or August 2009 are also eligible to enter. Must be a member of a Federally Recognized Tribe.
Winners & Prizes: Three (3) finalists will be announced the second week of November 2009 and provided an all-expense paid trip (including chaperone) to the 2009 Intertribal Agriculture Council & Indian Nations Conservation Alliance annual meeting in Las Vegas, NV December 7-11, 2009. Finalists will be awarded several other special prizes presented at the event & will serve as Ag Ambassadors in 2009/2010. Each finalist is required to read a short self introduction and their essay (as submitted only) at the awards luncheon.