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Eight Days to Enter FIRE’s High School Essay Contest!

By December 24, 2013

There are just eight days left to enter FIRE’s High School Essay Contest! Be sure to enter the contest by January 1 for a chance to win a $10,000 college scholarship!

To enter, high school juniors and seniors should watch two FIRE videos—Silencing U: Five Outrageous Cases of Campus Censorship and What Every Student Should Know Before Starting College—and write an essay answering the question: “Why is free speech important at our nation’s colleges and universities?”

To view the full contest rules and entry form, visit thefire.org/contest. Please email essaycontest@thefire.org with any questions.

If you aren’t a high school junior or senior, please help FIRE spread the word by telling your friends, family, and teachers!

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