The deadline for 2018 Animal Essay Contest entries is quickly approaching! Essay entries from third through sixth graders from Arlington, Mansfield, and Kennedale Independent School Districts, public, private, or home-schooled students residing in Arlington city limits must be received by 5 p.m. this Friday, January 12, 2018.Entries may be hand-delivered between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to the following locations:
- Water Customer Service Desk at City Hall, at 101 W. Abram Street
- South Service Center, at 1100 S.W. Green Oaks Boulevard
- Arlington Animal Services, at 1000 S.E. Green Oaks Boulevard
No hand-delivered entries accepted after 5 p.m. Friday, January 12.Click here for this year’s flyer with essay topics, contest rules and requirements. For more information, parents should consult with their child’s teacher, or visit http://www.arlington-tx.gov/animals/animal-essay-contest/.Each winner will receive a Kindle Fire HD compliments of Spring Creek Barbeque and the City of Arlington. Winners will also receive a $100 savings account compliments of EECU, Spring Creek Barbeque and the City of Arlington.Special thanks to all Animal Essay Contest sponsors, participants, City of Arlington staff, Star-Telegram, and Mayor Pro Tempore Sheri Capehart.