Duck Bio Could Be Worth $1000.00 Scholarship

by Rillene Nielsen

A local carwash business is sponsoring a writing contest for students in grades 4-12.  The Grand Prize?  A $1000.00 cash scholarship.  Not only that, parents and/or teachers of award winning students will win free carwashes for a year.

According to Travis Kimball, Chief Marketing Officer of Quick Quack Carwash, “For years we have wanted to tell the story of Quackals, the Quick Quack Duck, and share with our fans more of his background and how he became our mascot.  Now we have the opportunity to let our fans participate in that storytelling. We are excited to read all of the creative entries describing where he came from and how he ended up as the mascot of our growing chain of car washes.”

So get creative and write the biography of Quackals from the time he was a duckling to the present day.  Show how he is the heart and soul of a growing chain of environmentally-friendly car washes.  Here are the details:

Eligibility: 4th -12th grade students ages 8-18

Between 2,000 and 4,000 words

Entries must be emailed to by November 1, 2016

Entries must include the following information or be subject to disqualification:

First and last name

Name and phone number of parent or guardian

School name;  Age; Grade level; Teacher’s name (English/Writing)

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