Q3 Extra Credit

Post date: Feb 1, 2017 3:24:41 PM

"Every year , Petersburg Communities Incorporated presents a program for Black History Month and this year we are focused on educating our youth about the history of Petersburg. To engage our youth , we would like to have the interested participants to write an essay on "Petersburg During the Civil Rights Movement: Who is Rev. Wyatt T Walker and What was His Message to Petersburg? The essays should include under 100 words using any type of research desired, all ages are welcome to participate. We will present 3 trophies and monetary prizes to the top 3 Essays. The deadline for entry is February 10, 2017 and should be sent to Petersburg Communities Inc., P.O. Box 585, Petersburg, VA 23804.

The event will take place on February 25, 2017 at the Petersburg Train Station, 3 PM, with dinner and greetings from Young Elijah Coles and Rev. Jamison McLaughlin. All participants will be recognized. We will also have a presentation from Rev. Wyatt T Walker himself."

- Mary Howard, Chairman, Petersburg Communities Incorporated

Extra credit - 5 points due by February 8th. Your essay must be mailed in to PCI to receive credit.