Six Pillar Essay Contest

The Character Counts Kent County Annual Six Pillar Essay contest, sponsored by the United Way, is open to all Kent County students in grades 2-12. Approximately 1,350 students participate each year, writing and submitting essays on the topic “Why I like Character Counts!” 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners in each grade countywide are selected and awarded prizes provided by community sponsors.  An awards ceremony is held each April at Washington College to recognize the annual Six Pillar Essay Contest winners.