The fourth-annual Essay Contest is open to all GCPS fourth and fifth grade students.

The topic for this year’s essay is:

COVID-19 has caused a lot of changes in the way you are learning this year. What changes has your school made that you think were the most creative and helpful, and would you like continued when the pandemic is over?

Contest Guidelines:

500 words or fewer

Submissions must be received by March 1, 2021

Start your essay using our Essay Template

Submit essays through our Electronic Form


1st Place $250

2nd Place $150

3rd Place $100


This contest is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Goochland.

Leave a Reply