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2023 Mary Helen Straker Award in Writing

This year’s competition is open to Muskingum County students in their sophomore or junior year of high school. The submission period extends from October 6, 2023, through November 13, at 11:59 p.m.

A second prompt for students in Tier 2 and Tier 3 has been added this year. Interview transcripts will be submitted through the portal. Visual responses must be delivered to the J.W. & M.H, Straker Foundation by November 13.

No Barriers’ author and speaker Erik Weihenmayer.