Alabama PTA Diversity Day 

Essay Contest

Deadline March 1, 2020

Alabama PTA Diversity Day is a day to celebrate and embrace who we are, despite our differences in race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, nationality or disability.  A day to embrace and learn about different cultures and ideologies.  A day to vow acceptance.  A day to consciously address these areas at schools, the workplace and at home as well.  

Contest is open to students Kindergarten through 12th grade whose PTA's are in "Good Standing." Students are invited to type or write a One (1) Page essay on the following topic: "Suppose you have a friend who is not welcoming to a person who looks different than him/her.  Explain to your friend why it is important to include others that are different."  All entries must be RECEIVED by March 1, 2020.  Please email your essay to



1st Place $75

2nd Place $50

3rd Place $25

1st place winner will be invited to the luncheon at Alabama PTA State Convention, April 17-18, 2020, where they will read their winning essay.

The entry form is a fillable pdf. A parent must sign, print and return the entry form and essay to