The Great Khalid Foundation Father's Day Essay Contest

The City of El Paso Public Library and the Great Khalid Foundation are teaming up to host a bilingual essay contest for children in honor of Father’s Day. 
The contest is free and open to young people in two categories: ages 5 to 12 and 13 to 18. The contest asks youth to write about their father or paternal figure in their life. Father figures can be uncles, grandfathers, older brothers or others who have served as a fatherly influence.  
The competition requires participants to write a brief essay answering the contest prompt: “I love my dad because….” 
The deadline to submit an entry in English or Spanish is June 10, 2022 by 6 PM. A panel of judges will select two winners from each category. Winners will receive a prize package to give to their paternal figure on Father’s Day. 
Additional information, including entry forms, is available on the El Paso Public Library website, Information is also posted on the Public Library social media pages or by calling (915) 212-3217. 


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