The Kenton County Historical Society is sponsoring the 1st annual writing competition with cash awards and the chance to be published in their bi-monthly bulletin!

Students write a nonfiction article about Kenton County history: a person, building, business, site or other subject pertinent to Kenton County. The article will be judged by historians from the Historical Society and Behringer-Crawford Museum. *Rules explained below.


1st Place: $500 + winning article is published in the Kenton Co. Historical Society Bulletin 

2nd Place: $300

3rd Place: $100
Honorable Mention: Up to five may be chosen

Deadline: MONDAY, May 1, 2023 5:00 p.m.

All the info is in the attached pdf. This is such a wonderful change for a budding journalist or history buff to earn some money and recognition for their research and writing skills. Submit entries to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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