Students are asked to create proposals to discourage underage drinking and drunk driving, or texting while driving. Students may submit entries using their choice of creative options, including essays, videos, PowerPoint presentations, brochures, websites, etc.
Edgar Snyder & Associates will award one grand prize scholarship of $5,000, three second place scholarships of $2,500, and three runners-up scholarships of $1,000 to be used toward their college educations.
Students entering the contest must be graduating high school seniors who will attend a four-year college or university in summer or fall 2012. For more information about the contest, including official rules, visit www.edgarsnyder. com.
Edgar Snyder & Associates sent letters to area high school guidance counselors announcing the contest. If any high school needs information about the "Words to be Heard" Scholarship Contest, they can call Edgar Snyder & Associates toll-free at 1 (800) 394-3660,@ext. 4412, or visit the website at www.edgars nyder.com or facebook.com/EdgarSnyderAssociates. All entries must be postmarked on or before March 30, 2012 to be eligible.