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Pay close attention to both content and word count when writing your essay. For best results, type the essay in your choice of a text editor (e.g. Microsoft® Word) and cut and paste your essay in the space below. It is strongly recommended that you have an advisor or teacher read over your essay before submission.


You are required to answer (2) of the four (4) essay options below.

Option 1: Describe how your leadership has made a positive difference in your school, in your community, in your family and/or on the job, and how it will continue to make a difference in college and beyond.

Option 2: Describe a time when you were in a leadership position. What obstacles did you have to overcome? How did you overcome those obstacles to obtain your higher goal?

Option 3: Describe a non-academic personal challenge you have faced, or a situation in which you or others were treated unfairly. How did you react to the situation and what conclusions did you draw from your experience?

Option 4: What was your greatest accomplishment?

Word Limit: 300
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Word Limit: 300
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Carol Williams Award

If you have been employed for at least one (1) year with an average of 18 hours per week, you are eligible for the Carol Williams Award. Would you like to be considered for this additional opportunity?

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