The TSADP Essay Contest is open to all 11th and 12th grade Texas high school students. To participate, you must write an essay explaining why a moratorium on executions is necessary in Texas. Essays are judged on both style and content. The winning essay must demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the death penalty system in Texas. Complete contest guidelines are available on the Web site.
Awards: 12th Grade winner $200
12th grade runner-up $50
11th grade winner $200
11th grade runner-up $50
Deadline for entries is Feb 1st, 2006
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