FBC Expose Excellence Youth Program Accepting Submittals for Poetry and Writing Contest
The Fort Bend County Expose Excellence Youth Program is now accepting submissions for their 2023 Poetry and Writing Contest for Black History Month. Fort Bend County youth enrolled in a school within First Bend County or homeschooled who are between the ages of 10 and 17 are encouraged to submit an original poem by February 10 at 12:00 PM. The top three winners will be awarded at the Exposing Black Artistry event on February 17, where they will recite their poem.
Finalists will be contacted no later than February 15. All entries must be submitted using the contest form. Entries submitted by email will not be considered. Please click the button below to review all contest rules and conditions and submit your poem.
About the Fort Bend County Expose Excellence Youth Program
The Expose Excellence Youth Program strives to establish and support communication with youth school administration, churches, and local community leaders to promote school attendance and a positive outlook on the importance of education. Expose Excellence assists in advocating for the youth by accessing educational resources and overcoming barriers to educational opportunities. The intention of the Expose Excellence Youth Outreach Program is to ensure that youth have the skills, knowledge, and support needed to encourage self-efficacy.
The target group of The Expose Excellence Youth Program is all students, boys and girls, between the ages of 10-17 who attend any of the schools located in the Fort Bend County. Student’s school counselors, churches, community organizations, or legal guardians can refer them to the program. Any student who identifies with the program and shows interest can participate as well.
For more information about the Fort Bend County Expose Excellence Youth Program, please visit eeyp.org.