Kids can enter speech contest
May 1, 2019
May 15 is the deadline for Klickitat County students ages 14 to 18 years to enter a Free Speech Essay contest. One $500 prize will be awarded in each Klickitat County Commissioner District, with the commissioners being the final judge for their respective district.
Part of the First Amendment of the 10 Amendments that comprise the Bill of Rights is the subject for each essay—freedom of speech, taking a stance on the importance of free speech on our high school and college campuses. The First Amendment states, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof or abridging the freedom of speech or of the press, or the right of...