Hispanic Heritage Month Essay Contest

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Hispanic Heritage Month Essay Contest

Hispanic Heritage Essay Contest

Altice USA invites middle and high schools students to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.

Write an Essay (500 words or less)

Name a Latino, past or present, with whom you would choose to spend a day and explain why. Essays must be written in English, typed and double spaced.

Enter Online or by Mail

Fill out the online entry form and attach your essay OR click here for a printable copy to submit by mail

Win Great Prizes

Grand Prize: $1,500 scholarship
3 Finalists: iPad Mini

Separate prizes for middle and high school categories in both Suddenlink and Optimum service areas.


Contest begins on 9/15/18 and ends on 10/31/18. Open only to legal U.S. residents who attend school in an Optimum or Suddenlink service area in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, Virginia or West Virginia and is enrolled in the 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade. Parental permission is required. Click here for Suddenlink rules and here for Optimum rules.

Deadline: October 31, 2018

Apply Online