Mother's Day Youth Essay Contest Announced

The Holton Recorder is hosting its 15th annual Mother’s Day Youth Essay Contest. The theme of the essay contest is “Why My Mother Is The Best.” Essays are due Friday, April 29. 

The top winning essay in each of the three age divisions will be published in the Wednesday, May 4, edition of The Holton Recorder along with a photo of the mother and child.

Winning essays will be selected from three age group divisions – grade school, middle school and high school. All area students are encouraged to participate. 

Essays should be typed and be no more than 500 words. Please include your name, age, hometown, your mother’s name and phone number. 

Essays can be sent to The Holton Recorder at, hand-delivered to our office at 109 W. Fourth St. or mailed to P.O. Box 311, Holton, KS 66436.

The Holton Recorder

109 W. Fourth St.
Holton, KS 66436
Phone: 785-364-3141

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