Open to Students Grades 3-6 who Live in Griswold! 

Public, Private, and Home School Students Welcome!

Entries May be Submitted Starting Monday, May 3rd, 2021

Deadline: Friday, May 28th, 2021 @ 5PM

Winners will be announced June 09th, 2021

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Grade 3

If you could make up a holiday for animals, what holiday would it be and how would you celebrate it?

Grade 4

How do you think animals communicate with people?

Grade 5

If you could make one rule for the world to follow about animals and everyone had to follow it... what would it be?

Grade 6

In 2060, how will animal shelters be different than they are today?

Essay Requirements:


• Only one essay per student.

• Submitted material must be original, 500 words or less, typed.

• Students must reside within the City of Griswold / Borough of Jewett City.

• Cover sheet must contain student’s name, address and phone number, school and grade.


Essays will be judged by a panel consisting of Centreville Bank employees and volunteers.

The decision of the Judges is final. Centreville bank employee children are ineligible to participate.

A Winner from Each Grade will Receive a $100 Visa Gift Card

Compliments of Centreville Bank!

Essays should be emailed to

Sponsored by:

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