This is the third year Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty in Olympia WA is proud to offer this great scholarship opportunity to Thurston County high school students.
We would like to again congratulate Starlynn Simon, last year’s first place winner, on her heartfelt essay. Starlynn put her scholarship to great use as she is currently attending The University of Washington in Tacoma. Click here to read her winning entry.
What make a house a HOME? Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty announces scholarship contest.
Who is eligible? All High School age students who are either (1) residents of Thurston County, or (2) attending a school located in Thurston County, Washington.
When? Submission to the contest is April 15th through May 5th, 2013
Fan Voting will run from May 6th through May 24th, 2013
Top 10 Finalists announced May 27th, 2013
Winner selected June 3rd, 2013
What? All eligible contestants may enter one, no more than 500 word essay that describes “What makes your house a home?” Your home doesn’t have to be a house. You may live in an apartment, a cabin or a boat – that’s just your shelter. In 500 words or less describe why your house is more than just a shelter and what makes it your home.
Where? Submissions will be made through our company Facebook page at www.facebook.com/cbolympia
Criteria for Judging:
- Organization of thoughts
- Proper grammar and spelling
- Effectiveness of main point
- Judges’ subjectivity/opinions
ELIGIBILITY: No purchase necessary to enter or win. Void where prohibited by law. Employees, agents and representatives of Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Wildfire, and the immediate family members of such employees are not eligible to participate.
PRIZE & PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: At the conclusion of the entry period, Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty Facebook fans will vote for their favorite essays by visiting Coldwell Banker’s Facebook page. Fan voting will take place between Monday, May 6th, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. (PDT) and Friday, May 24th, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. (PDT) (“Fan Voting Period”). Fan voting shall not be the sole criteria for becoming a finalist and Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty may consider other factors in selecting finalists. On Monday, May 27th, 2013, ten finalists will be announced. A panel of local judges, chosen by Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty together with Ken Anderson, CEO, Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic will select the winners. Winners consent to use their name, likeness, and entry for advertising and publicity purposes by Sponsor during and after the contest, without further compensation, and agree to cooperate to provide a parent/custodian release. If a selected winner does not meet eligibility requirements, the second place winner in that category will receive the grand prize. Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification at the sole discretion of Sponsor and an alternate winner may be selected. Prizes are non-transferable. Winner is solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable federal, state, and local taxes and any additional fees associated with the prize. All federal, state and local laws apply. All prizes will be awarded.
1st prize – $1,000
2nd prize – $750
3rd prize – $500
Total prize money awarded $2,250
Details and qualifications for participation in this Contest may apply. Restrictions may be found in all sections of this document.
PARTICIPANT RELEASE: This promotion is governed by the laws of the state of Washington. By accepting the Prize, winners agree to release Sponsor and all of their agents, affiliates, employees, suppliers, and advertising, promotional, or judging agencies, and any prize-sponsoring agency, from any and all liability whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership, or use of the Prize.
WINNERS LIST: To be notified of the winner’s name and/or copies of the official rules, send a self addressed, stamped envelope to: Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, 3333 Capitol Blvd., Olympia, WA 98501.