Paul Simon Essay submission period opens

JANUARY 13, 2022

The submission period for Illinois Valley Community College’s 2022 Paul Simon Student Essay Contest is open.

The student who best describes “How IVCC has changed my life” will win $300 and read their essay at the May 14 commencement.

All currently enrolled full- or part-time IVCC students are eligible. Essays must be 500 words or less and be submitted as an attachment to Community_Relations@ivcc.edu. Deadline is noon Monday, Feb. 14.

The winning essay will be entered into the Illinois Valley Community College Trustees Association (ICCTA) statewide contest. One submission will be chosen for a $500 award.

Contact Fran Brolley at (815) 224-0466 or fran_brolley@ivcc.edu for information.