Reynolds Essay Contest
My Reynolds Experience
2020 Student Essay Contest
Submission Deadline: March 6th
About My Reynolds Experience
My Reynolds Experience is the name of the annual student essay contest at Reynolds Community College. The goal of the contest is to capture the many stories of the students who walk our halls.
We're eager to read about your experience! If you have questions about the submission requirements or Essay Submission Form, please direct them to Ms. Kim Cain at
First prize - $250
Second prize - $175
Third prize - $100
Two honorable mentions - $75
Essay Topics (choose one):
What Reynolds Means to Me
Why I Came to Reynolds
How Reynolds Will Shape My Future
Submit the essay using the Essay Submission Form by March 6 at midnight.
Type two to four pages of double-spaced text using 12-point Times New Roman font; ensure the file is in .doc, .docx, or .pdf format.
Do not include your name within the electronic document.
Direct questions about the submission guidelines or form to Ms. Kim Cain at
The first 20 entrants will receive
a $15 gift card
to the Reynolds Bookstore.
Winners agree to have their entries published
for promotional purposes and to read their essays on Friday, March 27th during lunchtime
at the Reynolds Faculty Forum.
Essay Submission Form
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Reynolds Student ID#
Reynolds Email Address (@email.vccs.edu)
Verify Email Address (@email.vccs.edu)
Current Phone Number
If I am one of the first 20 entrants, I prefer to pick up my gift card at (choose one):
Parham Road campus
Upload Essay (.doc, .docx, and .pdf files only)
Max file size: 20MB
Please upload .doc, .docx, and .pdf files only. We cannot guarantee that files uploaded in other formats will be read.
The file you upload should not include your name.