This contest is open to all students in grades 6 through 12, enrolled in Middle or High Schools in the Georgetown Independent School District.

CASH PRIZES FOR 3 MIDDLE AND 3 HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: First Prize is $100, Second Prize is $75, and Third Prize is $50. Additionally, teachers of winning students will receive a $25 Gift Certificate.


  1. Essays shall be between 300 to 600 words.
  2. Prepare a separate cover page with the following information:
    • Your Full Name
    • Your Essay Title
    • Your Mailing Address and Phone Number
    • Your School Name, your Teacher’s Name, and Grade
  3. Do NOT put your name on the essay itself.

DEADLINE:  Entries must be postmarked by Friday, February 26, 2016.

Submit your essay to:  Georgetown Sertoma Club, Essay Contest, PO Box 853, Georgetown, TX 78627

An independent panel of judges, whose decisions are final, will judge the essays. Winners will be announced on or before April 7, 2017. Winners and their parents will be invited to read their essays at a Sertoma breakfast meeting!

For More Information, Please Contact:

    1. William J Holden, PhD, Director
    1. Sertoma Essay Contest
    1. P.O. Box 853
    Georgetown, TX 78627