Nevada State Bank looking for students for essay contest

Nevada State Bank is launching a “Beautiful Nevada Essay Contest” asking the state’s students to answer the question, “What Makes Nevada Beautiful to You?”

The contest began Dec. 9, the bank’s 54th anniversary, and submission period ends Jan. 31.

A total of $30,000 will be given out to Nevada’s public schools. The essay contest is open to all

Nevada public school students from kindergarten to 12th grade.

The essay should be no more than 500 words and answer the question, “What Makes Nevada

Beautiful to You?”

Additional information and the entry packet can be found at

Six winners will be chosen from school districts throughout the state based on a grade-level breakdown of kindergarten-5th grade, 6th-8th grade, and 9th-12th grade.

Winners will receive an iPad, and each winner’s school will receive $5,000.


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