Survey Looks At Issues Students Face In York County; Essay Contest

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A new survey reveals the issues York County teens are facing.  The ‘York County Communities That Care Initiative’ surveys 6th, 8th, 10th and 12th grade students every two years.  Overall students show a strong moral belief, and they are pretty happy with the schooling systems. They also feel the county is disorganized and provides few opportunities for youth to get involved in social activities.

New Countywide Essay Contest:
A new essay contest launched Thursday ‘The 2013 York County Student Essay Contest’ is organized by the York County Board of Commissioners and York County Communities That Care. The contest is open to all current 11th and 12th grade students who reside in York County.

Twenty-eight students from across the county will win a total of $6,000 in cash prizes. The winner will receive $2000, the second-place finisher will win $1,000 and the third-place winner will win $500. Twenty-five other finalists will win $100 each.

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