The Tennessee Concrete Association (TCA) is once again sponsoring the annual High School Essay Contest for Tennessee and your students are invited to participate.
All entries into Tennessee Concrete Association’s Essay Contest will be judged by a panel of industry personnel and TCA will award cash prizes to first, second & third place essays.
First place ($250)
The TCA contest winners will have their essays published in the spring edition of Tennessee Concrete magazine in addition to the cash prizes.
Essay Contest Rules:
Open to all high school students ages 16-18 at the beginning of the school term.
Essay must be typed, double-spaced and not exceed 600 words.
Essay must have a header containing the students name and title of the essay.
Complete this online form to submit essay.
Essays will be judged on content and writing ability (grammar, style, clarity, etc.). Remember, this is an
Essays should demonstrate a student's awareness of
as a building material in homes, commercial buildings, streets and highways (
consider what was left standing after Hurricane Matthew in 2016
Winning essay authors will be asked to submit a head shot photo.
Tennessee Concrete Association reserves the right to publish the winning entries in whole or in part. All entries become the property of Tennessee Concrete Association.
Submit entries by January 7, 2022.