The Porter County Sheriff’s
Department announces the second annual
anti-substance abuse essay
contest for 4th and 5th
Any 4th or 5th grader
in Porter County can submit a one page
essay, story or poem about the dangers of
Entries must be no longer than one side of
8.5 X 11 inch sheet of paper, typed or
The deadline for entries is Monday April 27th
at 4:00 PM
Mail or hand deliver entries to:
c/o Sheriff David Lain
2755 St. Rd. 49
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Portage Mayor Olga Velazquez Youth
Commission will judge the submissions.
Winners will be able to ride in the
Sheriff Department’s 1967 Impala SS muscle
car during one of the parades in which we
appear during the year.
Entries must include the contestant’s
name, age, phone number and school.