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Business is a Force for Good

Essay Contest

ESSAY CONTEST

Spring 2022 Contest

Please write an essay of no longer than 1,000 words that highlights the importance of business in your community and the incredible way you are witnessing companies in Wisconsin help their local communities. Use specific examples of businesses being a Force for Good in Wisconsin and cite your sources if applicable. (APA or MLA formats are acceptable.

The Spring 2022 Business is a Force for Good Essay Contest is now closed. Winners will be announced here. 

Business World in the Classroom Competition

Fall 2021 Essay Contest Winners

Grace (Sr.)

Arrowhead Union High School

James (6th)

Three Lakes Elementary School

Josephine (Sr.)

J.I. Case High School

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Who Can Enter

Students in grades 6-12. This is an individual competition.

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Essay Requirements

Please write an essay of no longer than 1,000 words that highlights the importance of business in your community and the incredible way you are witnessing companies in Wisconsin help their local communities. Use specific examples of businesses being a Force for Good in Wisconsin and cite your sources if applicable. (APA or MLA formats are acceptable.)

Be specific, be creative and cite your sources if applicable (APA or MLA formats are acceptable). You may also submit pictures to complete your submission. Submit your essay here:

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Cash Prizes

Three cash prizes of $500 will be awarded to the top three essays.

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Contest Judging

Entries will be judged on creativity and originality, with special attention to critical thinking that highlights the research and evidence to support the topic.

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Format

12 point font, Times New Roman, double spaced.

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Entry Deadline and Questions

Entries must be submitted in the links above by June 15, 2022 11:59PM. All essays will be read and judged by WMC Foundation staff and prize winners will be announced. Questions should be directed to Michelle Grajkowski, Senior Director, Wisconsin Business World at (608) 661-6904, or at mgrajkowski@wmc.org.

Business World in the Classroom

Other Competitions

Culture Competition

Fall 2021 Contest

One of the most important assets of any business is their employees. Business leaders know that creating a strong corporate culture will make or break their success. Attracting good employees is hard and keeping them cam be even harder! A vibrant culture is the secret!

Innovation Competition

Fall 2021 Contest

In order to grow and thrive, businesses need to constantly be thinking two steps ahead of today. What changes are happening in their industry? What do their customers want? How can they improve their business processes and procedures? How can they create a need?