Essay contest breaking barriers for children

From LD OnLine: Jack, a sixth grade middle school student with ADD, wrote this essay and won the 2007 Breaking Barriers Essay Contest. The contest is based on the values exemplified by the life of Jackie Robinson, the first black man to play in Major League Baseball in 1947. The Breaking Barriers Essay Contest is a chance for diverse students of all backgrounds in grades 49 to share their personal stories about how they use Jackie Robinsons nine values to face their own barriers.

Contest Deadline: March 14, 2018. Valuable Prizes Include: The Breaking Barriers Essay Contest is a chance for diverse students of all backgrounds to share their personal stories and how they use Jackie Robinsons values to face their own barriers. The Breaking Barriers essay contest asks students in grades four through nine to submit an essay about barriers or obstacles they have faced or are still facing in their lives, and how they overcame these obstacles using the values demonstrated by The Breaking Barriers essay contest consists of students, grades four through nine, to submit an essay about obstacles they've faced, and how they used the values exemplified by Jackie Robinson to deal with them: courage, teamwork, determination, persistence, integrity, citizenship, justice, commitment and excellence.

ESSAY TOPIC FOR ALL ENTRIES: Write an essay about a barrier that you have faced. Explain how you used one or more of Jackie Robinson's nine value citizenship, commitment, courage, determination, excellence, integrity, justice, persistence, and teamworkto face this barrier.

Nate Heck is one of 10 national winners of the Jackie Robinson Breaking Barriers essay contest. WCPO. Weather Traffic All Sections. Join Nate's parents credit Children's Hospital with much of The 2018 Breaking Barriers essay contest is also recognizing eight additional national winners.

Each of the winners will receive a new laptop computer (courtesy of Microsoft) and additional prizes for their classes, including Breaking Barriers Tshirts and books written by Sharon Robinson. Breaking Barriers essay winner attends World Series Tank Wright, one of two grand prize winners of the" Breaking Barriers: In Sports, In Life" essay contest, was rewarded with a trip to Game 2 of the World Series in Los Angeles.

Area students post wins in Breaking Barriers Essay Contest. Affected children understand language use; and, although they have the physical ability to speak, they show a persistent inability



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