Illinois Soybean Assoication (ISA) and Illinois FFA are excited to present a 2021 Arbor Day Essay Contest to benefit FFA Communities throughout the state of Illinois.

Three FFA Chapter Essays will be chosen as winners. ISA will gift a local tree to winners’ communities which will be presented during Arbor Day Ceremonies on Friday, April 30, 2021.

Complete applications must be emailed to ilsoy@ilsoy.org by February 26 for consideration. Winners will be notified by March 15.

Don’t forget to include:

  • The completed application form (download below)
  • An essay (600-800 words) on how your FFA Chapter and Community are “Promoting a Culture of Sustainability & Conservation in our Communities.”
  • A signed letter stating the community or facility’s permission to plant the tree on their property.

Questions? Contact:

Rachel Peabody
Director of Communications
Illinois Soybean Association
(217) 825-7654
Peabodyr@ilsoy.org

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