City of Canyon Lake invites students to enter $1500 scholarship essay contest

Last year’s recipient, Temescal Canyon High School student Summer Nee, received a $1,500 scholarship for her winning essay. Photo by Canyon Lake Insider.

The City of Canyon Lake invites Canyon Lake students to enter its essay contest for an opportunity to win a $1,500 scholarship.

The contest is open to all high school seniors who reside in Canyon Lake. Entries are due by 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 18. Entries are limited to one per student.

There are two essay topics to choose from: How volunteering makes the Canyon Lake community stronger or how youth can be community leaders. Applicants may choose one topic or both topics in a single submission. Essays must be 500 to 750 words in length.

Only original and previously unpublished essays are eligible. Essays must be submitted electronically in PDF or Word format and be accompanied by the student’s resume.

Email essays and resumes to City Clerk Sheryl Garcia at [email protected]. For questions, call 951-244-2955.


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