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IOU Sports and Flying Elephant Foundation 2018 Female Scholar Student Essay Contest

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IOU Sports and Flying Elephant Foundation 2018 Young Female Scholar Student Essay Contest: If you can go anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?

Contest participation open to City of Milwaukee middle school girls.

MILWAUKEE, WI (February 28, 2018) - Today through March 30th, middle school girls across the City have the opportunity to win individual and school prizes as part of IOU Sports first annual Young Female Scholar Student Essay Contest, “If you can go anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?.” One middle school girl will receive a free author reading at her school from Deanna Singh, a signed copy of the author's book, I am a Girl of Color for her school library, and a chance to meet players from the Milwaukee Aces.  15 girls will be chosen as finalists. Each finalist will receive a signed copy of Dianna Singh’s book, I am a Girl of Color and named on IOU Sports website as a 2018 Young Female Scholar Essay Finalist.

The underlying theme of the essay contest was created to further engage girls in reading and becoming Game Changers by learning about the World.  We hope girls will be inspired through their writing and reading of books.

Players from the Milwaukee Aces know far too well about traveling the world and encourages the girls to be inspired through reading.  They will be part of the selection committee. The contest winners will be announced April 13th.

About IOU Sports
Images of Us (IOU) Sports was founded in 2002 by Bernell Hooker a pioneer in Women’s Sports in Milwaukee. IOU Sports mission is to Empower Girls to Achieve Their Best through Sports.

As Chief Change Agent and Founder of Flying Elephants, Deanna Singh is recognized as a leading authority in building innovative opportunities within underserved communities. She is the author of both, I am a Girl of Color and I am a Boy of Color.

CONGRATULATIONS TO CONTEST WINNER SABRINA MCQUEEN.  YOU CAN READ HER ESSAY BELOW.   THANK YOU ALSO TO THE RUNNER UP AMARI COLLINS

 

Date: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - Friday, March 30, 2018
Time: 
Ends at 5:00PM
Location: 
11414 W. Park Place, Suite 202 Milwaukee, WI 53224
Event Photos: 
IOU Sports and Flying Elephant Foundation 2018 Female Scholar Student Essay Contest
IOU Sports and Flying Elephant Foundation 2018 Female Scholar Student Essay Contest
IOU Sports and Flying Elephant Foundation 2018 Female Scholar Student Essay Contest
IOU Sports and Flying Elephant Foundation 2018 Female Scholar Student Essay Contest
IOU Sports and Flying Elephant Foundation 2018 Female Scholar Student Essay Contest
IOU Sports and Flying Elephant Foundation 2018 Female Scholar Student Essay Contest