Local physician Rondrick Williamson, host of the TV show “Perspectives,” is sponsoring an essay contest titled “Preventing Youth Violence.”
The contest is open to current high school students who must view a “Perspectives” episode about youth violence at www.perspectivestv.com/shows/episodes/76-episode-17-youth-violence-forum-2011-part-i-a-ii, then write a two-page paper that includes a synopsis on the episode and two or three concrete ways they can contribute to curbing youth violence.
The contest runs from Friday through Nov. 18 and entries should be mailed to Williamson at PO Box 4551, Macon, GA 31208. Essays must be postmarked by Nov. 18.
Winners will be announced during the show’s Dec. 5 taping. The first prize is a $100 Visa gift card, second prize is a $50 Visa gift card and third prize is a $25 Visa gift card.
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For more information, call (478) 508-2738 or visit www.perspectivestv.com/contact/ask-the-dr.