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Announcing 2018 High School Essay Contest – Rise up, Band Together & Stomp out Hazing

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Announcing 2018 High School Essay Contest – Rise up, Band Together & Stomp out Hazing

January 3, 2018 (LaGrange, GA)  

HPO logoHazingPrevention.Org™ and the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) are pleased to once again offer the High School Essay Contest for 2018. Each year, hundreds of high school students from across the country enter an original essay on a hazing-related topic. The topic for 2018 is “Rise up, Band Together & Stomp out Hazing”. A panel of judges reviews the entries and a national 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winner is selected. In addition, eight section winners are also awarded, based on the 8 regions of NFHS. The winning essay is featured in the annual resource guide. Cash prizes from NFHS are awarded all winners.

The contest in open to all high school students in the United States and runs from January 1 – April 30st. For more details and to enter please visit https://hazingprevention.org/home/awardsandgrants/high-school-essay-contest/

About HazingPrevention.Org™

HazingPrevention.Org™ is a national 501(c)3 organization dedicated to empowering people to prevent hazing, by providing education and resources, advocating on hazing prevention, and building partnerships with others. Major initiatives of the organization include National Hazing Prevention Week™, The HazingPrevention.Org Institute & Academy™, Prevent.Zone™ educational online courses, webinars, books, and educational resources that touch the lives of thousands of individuals, organizations, campuses and communities.

About National Federation of State High School Associations

Since 1920, The National Federation of State High School Associations has led the development of education -based interscholastic sports and activities that help students succeed in their lives. They set directions for the future by building awareness and support, improving the participation experience, establishing consistent standards and rules for competition, and helping those who oversee high school sports and activities. Learn more at nfhs.org.

About National Hazing Prevention Week™

Sponsored by HazingPrevention.Org, National Hazing Prevention Week (NHPW) is an opportunity for campuses, schools, organizations, and communities to not only raise awareness, but to begin the conversation surrounding how to actively prevent hazing. This year, National Hazing Prevention Week will be observed September 24TH – 28TH. The theme of this year’s NHPW is Rise up, Band Together & Stomp out Hazing”.