The deadline for the Hispanic Heritage Essay Contest has been extended until November 7, 2020. Altice USA, the parent company of Optimum and Suddenlink, announced its annual Hispanic Heritage Month essay contest in partnership with Univision. The essay contest invites middle and high school students to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by submitting an essay that describes a Hispanic person whom they consider to be a hero and why.
'We all have a hero. Someone we look up to. Someone who inspires us. Whether it is a civil rights activist, pop culture icon, or someone you know personally, heroes bring us hope when we need it the most.
*In 500 words or less, tell us about a Hispanic person, past or present, who you consider to be a hero and explain why.'
Who: Optimum and Suddenlink’s Hispanic Heritage Month essay contest in partnership with Univision
What: Hispanic Heritage Month essay contest for middle and high school students about a Hispanic person who they consider to be a hero.
Where: More information can be found at Optimum.com/HHM and Suddenlink.com/HHM
When: Essay submissions must be received by 11:59 pm EDT on November 7th, 2020
Why: Grand prize finalists will receive a $1,500 scholarship.
Additional three finalists will receive an iPad. Separate prizes for middle and high school categories.