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To enter, please download this entry form, fill it out and mail it in along with your application package, which must include:

  1. This entry form.
  2. A copy of your high school transcript.
  3. Your essay, incorporating the theme of self preservation.
  4. This writer profile - answers to a few questions about you and why you like to write.

Please submit your essay along with your Entry Form, high school transcript and writer profile.


Submit these materials to:

The SpiRIT Writing Contest
Rochester Institute of Technology
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Lyndon Baines Johnson Building
52 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, New York 14623


Submit these materials by fax to 585-475-7460


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