Manufacturer’s association opens essay contest for students

Metro Wire Staff

Middle and high school students have a chance this month to earn some cash from home.

Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce (WMC) is offering cash prizes up to $1,000 for students who enter their essay contest, “Business is a Force for Good.”

Essays no longer than 1,000 words should highlight the importance of business in the students’ community, and how companies are responding to the COVID-19  pandemic.

Students should use specific examples of businesses using a “Force for Good in Wisconsin” during the pandemic.

Three high school students will be awarded $500 cash prizes. Four prizes of $250 will be awarded to middle school students.

To learn more about the rules, or to apply, click here.