DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
PRINS. MEMO NO. 22
October 9, 2007
Linda M. Wallinger
Assistant Superintendent for Instruction
Strong Men and Women: Excellence in Leadership Writing Contest
behalf of Dominion Virginia Power, the Department of Education is pleased to
announce the Strong Men and Women:
Excellence in Leadership writing contest for all high school juniors and
seniors in Dominions
This program is in its eighteenth year of hosting this writing contest, which provides an opportunity for students to learn and write about strong leaders or positive role models. Four winners will be chosen from designated geographic regions in Dominions service area. Student winners of the writing contest will receive a new Dell laptop computer, and their schools will receive a $1,000 cash award.
school may submit two entries. Contest
winners will have the opportunity to read their essays to several hundred
distinguished educators, community leaders, and the 2008 Strong Men and Women
The application packet may be downloaded from the Dominion Virginia website at http://www.dom.com/,keyword strong. All applications are due November 16, 2007, to Dominion Virginia Power. For more information, contact Tracy Fair Robertson (Tracy.Robertson@doe.virginia.gov), English coordinator, Office of Middle and High School Instruction at (804) 371-7585.