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Essay Contest 2011

The Inverrary Association Proudly Announces Our First annual Senior Essay Contest where contestants compete for college scholarship prizes. The Inverrary Association’s Scholarship Fund supports students who meet specific criteria though a variety of events and contests. The proceeds from our next event, the Fall Golf Classic, will provide students who meet the qualifying criteria assistance for their continuing education in college.

The Inverrary Association is sponsoring our first, special essay project to encourage graduating high school seniors to learn more about the history and residents of Inverrary.

Eligibility for the 2011 Inverrary Essay Contest, Candidates must:

  • Be a 2011 graduating Senior from a Broward County High School,
  • Be a legal resident of State of Florida and an Inverrary Community
  • Limit number of entries to one entry per person
  • Write an original essay entitled: “What makes Inverrary a GREAT place to live?”
  • Limit the essay to 500 words or less
  • Entries must be received no later than midnight August 1, 2011
  • E-mail or Mail a completed entry form with the original essay to:

Click HERE to complete an Official Entry Form and submit it along with your original essay to:

Email to:
[email protected]
  Mail to:
Inverrary Association
4373 Rock Island Road
Lauderhill, Fl 33319

All entries must be received by Monday August 1, 2011, 11:59 pm.

Entries will be judged by a panel of highly respected, Inverrary residents.  The judging criteria to be considered for all entries include:

  • Power of the Message of the Essay
  • Clarity of Thought
  • Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar

The panel of Judges will select one (1) top essay winner, one (1) second place, one (1) third place and two (2) honorable mention essays.  Judges will award prizes at a Luncheon on August 19th.  The Contest winners will receive:

  • 1st Place, $2,500.00 check payable to a college or university of their choice.
  • 2nd Place, $1,500.00 check payable to a college or university of their choice.
  • 3rd Place, $1,000.00 check payable to a college or university of their choice.
  • Honorable Mentions, $500.00 check payable to a college or university of their choice.

If you have any questions about the contest, please call (954) 739-1600 and ask for Anita