The usta foundation njtl essay contest is held every year at national junior tennis and learning campuses across america and is open to students 18 and under who have participated in njtl programming the national junior tennis and learning network was founded by the late arthur ashe as a. Harriet tubman charter school has another feather in its cap, as one of the school's students has won the borough-wide title to the prestigious arthur ashe essay contest this year. The most important thing he has learned about arthur ashe is that he believed in himself he played baseball, and he played the trombone, and he helped people be team players, darnell says he tried his best at everything he did having darnell win the essay contest proves the power of a's and aces. Young tennis players from across america were honored at the us open after winning a competition that highlighted local national junior tennis and learning heroes in their community a group of 10 students ages 9 and 18 were honored as the recipients of the 2015 arthur ashe essay contest awards. Every year, nyjtl offers opportunities for participants to apply for and receive scholarships, as well as academic and athletic awards arthur ashe essay contest this national writing competition is sponsored by the usta foundation it honors the life of arthur ashe by encouraging students to learn, write and explore his. Arthur ashe essay contest (aaec) - to help commemorate the legacy of humanitarian and tennis great arthur ashe, usta/njtl sponsors an annual essay contest asking entrants to write in 300 words or less why arthur ashe is a legend winners will receive an all-expense paid trip to new york to be guests at arthur ashe.
It includes additional activities to stimulate thinking and writing for the arthur ashe essay contest the curriculum is designed for grades 3 through 5 however, it can easily be differentiated to engage additional ages and grade levels the lessons are created to be supportive, engaging and experiential in nature they are. The 18th annual arthur ashe essay contest write and you could win a trip to new york city (open to all contestants age 18 and under participating in an njtl chapter): contestants will compete in one of the five age categories listed below all contestants must write their answer to the question, “how have. Each year the usta holds an arthur ashe essay contest for njtl chapters across the country there are state winners and national winners for 2016 tierney holmes from greenwood is the ms winner tierney and one guest enjoyed an all-expense paid trip to the winston salem open in winston salem,.
Win tickets to arthur ashe kids' day by entering arthur ashe essay contest. Wiltchenie cadet, a 10 year old student from lake worth, fla, who participates in the after-school program at the delray beach youth tennis foundation, was named one of 10 national winners of the 2016 njtl arthur ashe essay contest sponsored by the usta foundation, the national charitable.
Tennis week magazine selected us as one of the 25 outstanding community tennis associations in the us in 2011 two of our children won the prestigious njtl national arthur ashe essay contest, and in 2012 seven of our children were honored by the usta new england section for their arthur ashe contest essays. A jacksonville middle school student has earned a trip to new york as a national essay contest winner rising seventh-grader alfredo reyes, who attends kirby smith middle school, was recently named one of 10 winners in the 17th annual arthur ashe essay and photo contest reyes participates in the.