Grand Marais PUC offers scholarship essay contest
The City of Grand Marais is once again sponsoring an essay
contest for high school seniors who live in or have a legal guardian
living in the PUC district. Prizes of $500, $300, and $200 will be
awarded for the first, second, and third place entries, respectively.
The first place entry will be submitted to the Minnesota Municipal
Utilities Association’s 2012 Tom Bovitz Memorial Scholarship Award
contest. Scholarships of $2,000, $1,500, $1,000, and $500 will be
awarded to contest winners who plan to attend post-secondary
The essay needs to be 500 to 1,000 words, typed and double-spaced, and
address this theme: “Municipal utilities: good for all of us.”
Judges will look particularly for originality and relevance to the
writer’s own city or town.
The deadline for entries is March 30. For more specific information,
contact Utility Administrative Specialist Jan Smith at City Hall at