MTS Essay Contest - Win a Laptop! - Deadline: Sunday, April 7, 2019

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MTS Essay Contest - Win a Laptop! - Deadline:  Sunday, April 7, 2019

MTS Essay Contest - Win a Laptop! - Deadline:  Sunday, April 7, 2019

The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS), Coca-Cola, and San Diego County Office of Education are proud to announce the 2019 Laptop Scholarship Essay Contest for high school students across San Diego County.  The 40 high school students with the best scored essays will walk away with a brand new laptop and other great prizes!  DEADLINE:  Sunday April 7, 2019. 

ESSAY PROMPT:  MTS recently approved changes to lower the cost for a Youth Transit Pass (ages 6-18), from $36 a month to $23 a month.  Write an essay:

  • Outlining whether you think lower monthly passes will help more students ride MTS:  why or why not?
  • Identifying three benefits and/or challenges for students when choosing transit.
  • Including a minimum of two strategies for how MTS can encourage more students (ages 6-18) to ride transit.

View the full contest details and submission guidelines online at sdmts.com/LaptopScholarship