Essay contest for young registered voters awards $1000

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Update 3/27/12:  The deadline has been extended to April 10, 2012.  Read more about why here.

The prize is considerable, so don't miss this opportunity to help with your college education.

First report:  The Democratic Women’s Council of Horry County is holding their 5th annual essay contest that will award one high school senior or undergraduate college student $1,000 scholarship.

The essay should address "the far-reaching effects of the 2012 election, and why electing Democrats matters more than ever" and be between 1000 and 1500 words.  To enter, you must be a registered voter and the deadline for submissions is March 30, 2012.  For more information about the contest, check this write-up by the Sun News.  You can also contact Essay Committee Chairwoman Milly Vaughn by email at

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