Bee Essay Contest - 2014
Sponsored by The Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees, Inc.
Topic for 2014:
“Beekeeping in Colonial Times”
750 to 1000 words (This does not include references and Biographical sketch.)
Submit as Microsoft Word compatible document, double spaced in 12-pt Times
by close of business on January 20, 2014.
Contest is open to active 4-H Club Members only.
Submit Mississippi essays to the e-mail address shown below. Do not send to the national Foundation office. (The first place essay for Mississippi will be submitted for national competition.)
Submit Essays Electronically to:
Jeff Harris: JHarris@ext.msstate.edu. write “4-H Beekeeping Essay” in the subject line. Be sure to include your biographical sketch.
State Level Prizes:
First Place: $100
Second Place: $75
Third Place: $50
Sponsored by the Mississippi Beekeepers Association
National Level Prizes:
First Place: $750
Second Place: $500
Third Place: $250
Sponsored by the American Beekeeping Federation
See following information for more details on rules, requirements, and judging criteria.