KNOXVILLE, TN (February 4, 2021) – Tuskegee NEXT is honoring the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen with an essay contest for Knox County high school students. The winners for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will be awarded $500, $350, or $100 respectively.
The topic for the essay is, “Tuskegee Airmen: Their Importance Then and Now.” Submissions must be 500 words or less. Entries must be received by February 28, 2021, by email to; BeckScholarship@BeckCenter.net.
Be sure to add a header with your contact information that includes; your name, school, grade level, email address, and phone number. The heading is not included in the word count.
ABOUT: Tuskegee NEXT honors the legacy of the Tuskegee airmen by transforming the lives of at-risk youth through aviation education and career path opportunities. It provides role models and a clear path toward aviation careers through; Flight Training, Life Skills, and Educational Assistance. For more information on Tuskegee NEXT visit the website www.tuskegeenext.org; or the Facebook page.