March Essay Contest

  • March Madness isn't just about basketball—it's also a fantastic way for students to boost their skills and reach their goals. By participating in activities related to March Madness, students can improve their teamwork, competitiveness, and motivation, which can help them do better in school and grow as individuals.

Competition Start Date

  • March 4

Competition End Date

  • March 20

Winners Announced

  • TBD

Key Points to Explore

  • 1.   Teamwork and Collaboration: Discuss how working together with classmates on March Madness activities can strengthen teamwork skills and create a sense of unity within the group.

    2.   Setting Goals and Achieving Them: Explain how setting goals, like predicting game winners or analyzing statistics, can help students learn to focus on objectives and work towards achieving them.

    3.   Friendly Competition: Highlight how friendly competition during March Madness activities can inspire students to strive for success while maintaining a positive and supportive environment.

    4.   Improving Skills: Show how engaging with March Madness can enhance skills such as critical thinking, decision-making, and problem-solving, which are valuable for academic success and personal development.

    5.   Personal Growth: Discuss how participating in March Madness-related tasks can boost confidence, perseverance, and a sense of accomplishment among students, leading to overall personal growth and self-improvement.

Essay Guidelines

  • All essays must:

    • be original. Copying and pasting essays will not be accepted. 
    • be written legibly or typed. 
    • have 4 to 5 paragraphs, with 5 to 8 sentences per paragraph.
    • be submitted before 3:00 p.m. on March 20 to