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Phi Theta Kappa organizing writing contest

October 5, 2015

Heartland’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for community colleges is putting on a writing contest about self-esteem.

The contest is open to Heartland students and students in middle school and high school.

What to write about

The contest’s topic is on self-esteem. Points to write about include:

  • How do you define self-esteem
  • Why is self-esteem important to you
  • How can you build self-esteem
  • Ways to build the self-esteem of others

Entries should be no longer than 1000 words and can be in any format, such as essays, narratives, poems, etc.


Email your entry by November 5 to


Top entry receives a $45 Barnes and Noble gift card. Finalists will be notified the week of November 9.

Expression of Self

To qualify for the gift card, finalists need to be present at Phi Theta Kappa’s Expression of Self event.

Date: Saturday, November 21

Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Place: ACEC

The event is open to all.

More information

For questions or more information, contact

Written by: Sara Bourque