NEW YORK — Co-Sponsored by The Knights & Daughters of Vartan and Facing History and Ourselves
High School and College students are invited to participate in an essay contest to actively support the 97th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide in April 2012. One winner and two runner-ups will be selected by a distinguished panel of judges. First place winner will receive $300, second place runner-up will receive $200, and third place runner-up will receive $100. The winners will also be recognized at the Armenian Genocide Commemoration at Times Square on Sunday, April 22, 2012, which will take place from 2–4pm, and depending on time constraints, may read their essays.
Question to Address in Essay: “How can international recognition of the Armenian Genocide help prevent future crimes against humanity?”
Requirements of Essay: Word-document (.doc or .docx compliant), 800 words maximum, double-spaced, 11 point Arial type font, with each page clearly numbered. At the top of each page, please include student’s full name and age, teacher’s full name and subject area, name of high school or college, graduating year in school, hometown and state, phone number, and e-mail address.
Deadline for submissions: Friday, March 30, 2012.
Submissions via e-mail to: Lucine Kinoian at April24NYC@gmail.com
The three winners will be contacted directly and announced to the mainstream and Armenian media the week of Monday, April 9.
Co-sponsors of the contest include the Knights & Daughters of Vartan, www.knightsofvartan.org, an Armenian fraternal organization; and Facing History and Ourselves, www.facinghistory.org, an international educational and Professional development organization.

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