'Win with words' offers Jaguars tickets to students of challenged high schools
Students at Andrew Jackson, Jean Ribault, William Raines and Schools for the Future can win Jaguars tickets by writing an essay about why they want to pursue a career in the communications field.
Essays must be at least 1,500 words, typewritten and double-spaced and "put your passion into words" about a career in broadcasting, journalism, advertising or public relations.
All essays must be submitted by 3 p.m. October 18 to either the school's principal or by email to Carla Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hester Group will judged on content, grammar and creativity, and one winner from each school will receiveu two tickets each to a Jaguars home game.
Company President Hester Taylor Clark hopes the contest will not only inspire students to consider a career in the field of communications, but also emphasize the importance of good writing skills.
"The contest is designed to spark a level of creativity in the students, and demonstrate that strong writing skills can be a catalyst to success," Clark said.
Hester Group is a woman-owned small business with locations in Jacksonville, Orlando and Alexandria, Virginia. The company specializes in strategic communications and program management.
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