Students in grades 9-12: You are invited to write 500 – 750 words sharing your thoughts on the topic of "resilience." Some ideas include: How do YOU define or measure resilience? Tell about a time when your resilience was tested, or when you faced a challenge that helped you grow. Is there someone in your life, or in history, that you admire for their ability to face adversity and come out stronger?

Michigan students are eligible to win one of ten awards up to $1,000. One $500 award will be given to a winning student residing outside of Michigan.

Entries must be submitted by March 12, 2021.

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