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Pet Power – Super-Charged Teen Contests

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(Hawaii News Now) - The Hawaiian Humane Society and Hawaiian Electric Company call for middle and high school students to use their talents and raise humane awareness for animals. Pet Power – Super-Charged Teen Contests is a series of the Society's most popular contests - including photography, poetry and video. Students and teachers can win hundreds of dollars' worth in prizes by speaking up for the animals. Top winners in each category win $300 in cash, a VIP meet and greet with national recording stars The Green, Target and iTunes gift cards, T-shirt, scholarship to the Hawaiian Humane Society's Summer Experience class for winners in grades 9 – 12, and more. All participating students win a spot at The Green's meet and greet event. Every teacher with at least 10 student entries will be entered into a drawing to win the Pet Power mentor prize, which includes $500 in cash and a two night's stay at any Standford hotel.

Students can participate in all of the following contests.

  • • Video (2 categories) – Grades 6 – 8 and grades 9 – 12
  • • Poetry (2 categories) – Grades 6 – 8 and grades 9 – 12
  • • Photography (2 categories) – Grades 6 – 8 and grades 9 – 12

Topics for all submissions are as follows:

  • • Grades 9 – 12: Animal Overpopulation

Entries should address ways the public can help reduce pet overpopulation in these areas:

o Adopt don't shop

o Pet sterilization

o End puppy mills

  • • Grades 6 – 8: Responsible Pet Ownership

o Pet sterilization

o Pet identification

o Healthy pets for life

The deadline for all entries is midnight on March 31. Details for can be found at here.

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