Nationwide Scholastic Essay Contest Challenges Students To Join The Hunt For The 39 Clues
SPOKANE, Wash., Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — People to People Ambassador Programs, the leader in global educational travel experiences, is offering one creative student a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate on a 14-day international student travel adventure to England and France via a contest with Scholastic. Eligible students and fans of The 39 Clues(TM) adventure series have until December 3, 2012 to enter the Travel Adventures Essay Contest for a chance to explore the world like the Cahills, the brother and sister duo from the popular adventure novels.
“Our unique international student trips offer an immersive experience in culture and history just like the adrenaline-charged 39 Clues book series,” said Peg Thomas, president of People to People Ambassador Programs. “We’re excited that Scholastic and People to People are bringing adventure and excitement to one lucky reader through our global travel program.”
The contest is open to junior high and high school students in grades 5-8. To enter the Travel Adventures Essay Contest students must write a 200-word creative essay responding to The 39 Clues essay prompt found at www.scholastic.com/peopletopeople/. Entries will be judged equally on responding fully to the topic, creativity, as well as spelling and grammar; and essay structure.
All entries must be received by December 3, 2012. No purchase is necessary to win. One student will be awarded the grand prize, a 14-day People to People Ambassador Program trip to England and France during summer 2013. All entries received in November will also be entered into a random drawing to receive an Apple iPod.
About People to People Ambassador Programs
People to People Ambassador Programs is the world’s most recognized educational travel provider. Since the 1960s, more than 500,000 people from around the world have traveled with People to People Ambassador Programs to help further global understanding through cross-cultural exchange. Offering unmatched safety measures and unparalleled access to foreign cultures and countries, People to People Ambassador Programs promotes personal success in a globalized world and fosters international friendships for both students and professional adults.
People to People Ambassador Programs is the exclusive educational travel provider of People to People International (PTPI), a nonprofit organization founded in 1956 by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to promote peace through understanding worldwide. Together, PTPI and People to People Ambassador Programs are united in a mission to bridge cultural and political borders through education and exchange. For more information, please visit www.peopletopeople.com.
About Ambassadors Group
Ambassadors Group Inc. (NASDAQ: EPAX) is a socially conscious education company located in Spokane, Washington. Ambassadors Group, Inc. is the parent company of Ambassador Programs, Inc., World Adventures Unlimited, Inc., and BookRags, Inc., an educational research website. The Company also oversees the Washington School of World Studies, an accredited travel study and distance learning school. Additional information about Ambassadors Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries is available at www.ambassadorsgroup.com. In this press release, “Company”, “we”, “us”, and “our” refer to Ambassadors Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries.
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