Although this falls outside my Scandinavian topic, I draw your attention to something for which I serve as a judge: the annual Holocaust Reflection Contest for all middle and high school students in the State of Florida. Consider entering in one of these three categories:
Writing (essay or poem)
Conducted as a joint effort with Nova Southeastern University (NSU), Ft. Lauderdale, this initiative teaches students to study testimonials of survivors and then reflect on what they have learned so that they’ll always understand how they can apply this knowledge to their daily life choices.
Check out contest rules and other facts at the NSU website, or – better yet – visit the beautiful Reflection & Resource Room at the Sherman Library of NSU.