Valley Updates

2020 Student Essay Contest

Calling all 7th and 8th grade students, parents, guardians and grandparents, it is time for the 2020 Student Essay Contest.  Students can win up to $500 if selected!  All eligible entries must be received by Pioneer Valley Credit Union by Friday, January 31, 2020 to be considered. 

Contest Rules

  • Students must be in the 7th or 8th grade
  • The student must reside and go to school in Massachusetts
  • Students must be connected to Pioneer Valley CU – either themselves or a family member
  • All essays must be handwritten by the student
  • Essays should be no more than 250 words in length
  • Send all entries to: Pioneer Valley Credit Union

                                          246 Brookdale Drive

                                          Springfield, MA 01104

                                          Attn: Jennie McPherson

Student Essay Contest Application