Essay Contest

ESSAY – “How Dreams Lead to Success”

Announcements will be made on our Facebook page as well as in the Beaufort County Schools.  School office has details for 2014

2/19/2014 is the deadline to submit to the Optimist Club Washington.  Optimist submits winner to the district level by 2/22.

Topic:  How Can I help My Friends Realize Their Value  -

$250 scholarship available for the winner.  District winners are eligible to compete for $2,500 scholarship.

To enter the contest:

  • Click here: essay contest to download the application form and instructions.
  • You must return the application postmarked by the deadline to be eligible!
  • Any questions, contact Janice LaBarbera               

Mail Essays to Janice LaBarbera, 120 Hillcrest Drive, Washington, NC  27889



Congratulations to our 2012 Essay Winner

Lee Pinkham

The 2010 Essay Contest winner was Janie Page.

The 2009 Essay Contest winner was Jenna Buck. She also placed 2nd at the district level!

If you would like more information on the Essay Contest, please email