This is a national writing contest for Russian speakers of all levels, from 1st-year to heritage, and is judged by a panel of experts. Participants have the opportunity to receive 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place, or honorable mention, among all US students of their same level. The deadline for registration is January 30th. The contest will take place February 9th, at 6 pm in Washington 317. If interested, please contact John Lyles at firstname.lastname@example.org.