A few Comments
I was so sad that I was not able to be present for
I am so proud of my students. Zadia [Lugo, Division II winner] always works so
hard on her art work and has never been a winner. She was so excited. One of my
Mexican students family got lost even with the map I gave them Thursday morning.
She was so sad she missed it. Another student who was present named Adam
________ told me today in class that his dad had not been proud of him for a
long time and that this event made him feel so good. He had an HM prize. You see
how exceptional your contest is to my students.
You all always do such a wonderful job. Thank you
Byhalia Middle School
presentation of the winners of the 2011-2012 Bird Dog Foundation
Sporting Dog Student Art Contest was the best. It is obvious you worked
hard on all the details that were so effectively demonstrated during the
The contest is a witness that it's a vital function of the Bird Dog
Foundation's mission. It makes the Internal Revenue para 501 (c) (3) look
better and better as a true education justification for the Bird Dog
If my count is close to correct there were some 165 people present for the
Great job on your part! Keep up the good work! The most ever! Thanks for
your devoted effort.
A Bird Dog Foundation Founder and
Originator of the Bird Dog Foundation Art Contest
Thank you all for an excellent contest/program. I, along with my students,
was very proud to be a part of the contest.- Principal Chris Ferrell, H.W.
Byers Attendance Center, North MS).
Thanks again Lucy for all you do. This contest is the best
run contest I have ever been involved with, and you do a fantastic job.
Melissa Corry (Art Teacher, Gifted classes, H.W. Byers Attendance Center, N. MS)
Annual College Scholarship Essay Contest
Contest Deadline is April
15th, of every year.
Dog Foundation, Inc. has established a Scholarship Fund to promote interest in
wildlife conservation and related subjects. An annual College Scholarship Essay
Contest sponsored by the Bird Dog Foundation, Inc. has been in effect for
several years now. This contest was created in the hopes that it would enhance
scholarly training and education in wildlife and wildlife conservation as well
as give financial aid for tuition the college-bound student.
The contest is open only to High School seniors (Grade level 12) who are
preparing to enter freshman year of college or university. Entrants must reside
in one of these three states: Tennessee, Mississippi or Arkansas. Entrants must
be U.S. Citizens. Entrants may not be related to any employee or sitting board
member of the Bird Dog Foundation, Inc.
1) The Bird Dog Foundation, Inc., 505 W Hwy 57, P.O. Box 774, Grand Junction, TN
38039. Phone: (731) 764-2058. Fax: (731) 764-3004. Email the Education
Coordinator for Scholarship Inquiries:
2)The Bird Dog Foundation, Inc. does not collect website visitor information.
3) No fees are required to enter the College Scholarship Essay Contest.
4) There are no requirements for students to submit private secure information
in order to enter the Essay Contest. Entrant’s full name, complete residential
mailing address, email address, phone number for alternative contact if needed,
date and name & address of the school they currently attend are asked for on the
cover sheet of the essay submission. Other information such as parent’s names
and mailing addresses may be asked for if the entrant’s essay is selected as a
winner. This information is needed in order to mail invitations and
announcements regarding the Essay Contest Award Ceremony. No social security
numbers are asked for. All information will be kept completely confidential and
not shared with any other entity. If selected as a winner, the student gives
permission to share his/her basic information (name, address, phone) for the
purpose of awarding the scholarship(s) to the college or university that the
winner(s) would be attending.
adherence to the contest rules is required for a winning qualification.
Attention to the following instructions is essential as well. It is highly
recommended that instructors review a student’s work prior to submission
in order to guide the student towards presenting the best essay possible. Please
remind your students to check for grammatical correctness and following the
seniors whose primary, home residence is in Tennessee, Mississippi or Arkansas
are eligible to enter this contest. First and Second Place winners will be
chosen. Winners will receive a one-time scholarship payable to an accredited
college, university or other bona fide institution of his/her choice upon proof
of registration at that institution. Currently, the 1st Place Award is
$1,500.00. and the 2nd Place Award is $1,000.00.
The 2012-2013 College Scholarship Essay Contest winners are:
~All above events to be held
at the National Bird Dog Museum~
For more information on these
annual contests and other educational programs at the Bird Dog Foundation,
contact the Education Coordinator, Lucy Cogbill:
By U.S. Mail: Bird Dog Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 774, Grand Junction, TN
By Telephone: (731) 764-2058 Tuesdays through Thursdays during business hours
By Fax: (731) 764-3004