Sir John Hackett Essay Competition (Entries open until 15 August 2009)

Sir John HackettAll young people living in Hackett and in school years 5-12 are invited to enter this competition being held by the Hackett Community Association with the support of local schools and the Australian Dictionary of Biography.  Essays should be 250-500 words long for Years 5-6; approximately 600 words for Years 7-8; 900-1000 words for Years 9-10 and 1000-1200 words for Years 11-12.

The topic is: “The person after whom your street in Hackett is named”.  Where the street is named after more than one person (eg. Rivett Street) you can choose which person to write about.  Prizes and certificates will be offered for the best essays.  Entries will close in early August.  Further details will be provided in later newsletters.

The contact for the competition is the HCA Chair, James Walker, who can be contacted on 6247 0951 or PO. Box 198, Civic Square, ACT, 2608.

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