Essay Contest for Fourth Graders!

Hoosier Releaf will be celebrating Earth Day and Arbor Day this year and we want you to join us! 
We are inviting all fourth grade students to use your creative minds and your writing talents and enter for your chance to win our essay contest!
In just 500 words or less we want you tell us about how your life would be like if you were the legendary Johnny Appleseed! 
John Chapman (Johnny Appleseed) was an arborist, a farmer, a businessman, and an educator just to name a few things, but he is most famous for planting apple trees around parts of the Midwest. 
Tell us about how YOUR life would be if you lived like Johnny Appleseed. 
Would you be an arborist or a businessman?
 What kinds of things would you do? 
What would your name be?
 What would plant trees too?
 This is your story, be creative! 
The first place winner of the essay contest will receive a cash prize of $100, a tree planted in their honor, and a winner’s plaque! 
The second place winner of the essay contest will receive a cash prize of $50, a tree planted in their honor and a winner’s plaque,
 and the third place winner of the essay contest will receive a cash prize of $25, a tree planted in their honor, and a winner’s plaque! 
Have fun, Get creative, and Good Luck! 

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