CYO Essay Contest

The Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) of Brooklyn and Queens invites eighth-grade student-athletes to express their writing skills by submitting their essay response to the following question:

What values have you learned as a member of the Catholic Youth Organization that will influence you in the future?


Eligibility: Boys and girls who are currently in eighth grade and are members of the CYO in the Diocese of Brooklyn.

Prize: $1,000 scholarship towards high school tuition/costs for the 2014-2015 school year. The winner will be presented the award at the CYO Hall of Fame Ceremony on Friday, May 16 at the Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston.

All entries must have the following: name, school, CYO parish program, contact phone number and e-mail address, return mailing address

Deadline: Friday, May 2, 2014

Submit entries to: CYO, 66-25 79th Place, Middle Village, NY 11379, Attn: Essay Contest

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