Dominion Resources and the Library of Virginia have partnered to present Strong Men and Women in Virginia History, an annual program recognizing achievements of African Americans in the Commonwealth.
As part of the associated writing contest, high school students across Virginia are are encouraged to actively participate. The contest provides students with the opportunity to write a creative piece from an essay prompt chosen by Dominion Resources & the Library of Virginia.
Four essayists will be selected to receive an Apple iPad Air.
You may access a larger, printable copy of the writing contest guidelines here.