For: CCD Students

Essay, Poetry and Poster Contests

Open to all CCD Students of the Archdiocese of New Orleans



Sponsored by: Christ in Christmas Committee of New Orleans and the Clarion Herald.

Theme: KEEP CHRIST IN CHRISTMAS 

Students may submit one essay, one poem and one poster from each of the following categories. The categories are: 

Category One: Grades 3, 4, and 5

Category Two: Grades 6, 7, and 8

Category Three: Grades 9, 10, 11, and 12


By Monday, November 14, 2016, mail your entry to: Christ in Christmas Committee, 123 Iroquois Dr., Abita Springs, LA 70420, in a 12 x 15 inch envelope, clearly labeled Keep Christ in Christmas Contest.  Please make sure you include your name and phone number.  


Eligible entries will follow the following criteria:


Poster:

  • 11 inches by 14 inches, white poster board 
  • Black ink, very dark pencil or colored pencil 
  • Labeled on back with student's name, grade level and Church Parish. 

Essay
  • 250 word minimum (300 word maximum)
  • Preferably typed or legibly handwritten, please print or type on one side of paper.
  • Staple cover sheet to each entry containing student's name, grade level, and Church Parish. 

Poetry
  • Any length.
  • Preferably typed or legibly handwritten, please print or type on one side of paper.
  • Staple cover sheet to each entry containing student's name, grade level, and Church Parish. 

After judging, winners will be contacted and presented with a plaque.  Winning entries will be given to The Clarion Herald for publication. 

Please contact Lisa Thriffiley with any questions regarding the contest at thriffiley@hotmail.com or 504-296-3533.