Akron BBB's Laws of Life Essay Contest

"Building a solid foundation of character in our young people is the pilot light that will ignite these same individuals to become the businessleaders of tomorrow, paving the way for a more ethical,
trusting and productive future.”

The Laws of Life Essay Contest is for students in grades 9-12 and encourages students to self-reflect and write about ethical principles based on the UncommonSense® FRAMEWORK, or a "law of life."

This program is aimed at developing the character of today's students so they become the ethical, responsible and trustworthy leaders, employees and citizens of tomorrow.

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Entries can be submitted by email or must be postmarked by February 16, 2018.

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Download the entire Teacher Guide or selected sections for step by step instructions, sample lesson plans and resources. 

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Essays will be judged primarily on their content.

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Additional resources and downloadable documents.

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Up to $5,000 will be awarded to high school students and their teachers.

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