“I do not want the job to judging the essays, that would be tough,” the homeowner, Rhonda Penninigton, said in a report by WGN. “I graduated from Hanover College, I am an alum. I contacted them and they are supplying an anonymous panel of judges to judge… They pick the winner.”
Here's how the essays will be judged:
- Does it follow the topic? (1 pt.)
- Is it grammatically correct? (1 pt.)
- Does it show creativity? (2 pts.)
- Most importantly, does it provide inspiration/vision? (6 pts.)
Basically, you should get together with your old friends Strunk and White and write a masterpiece detailing how you'll execute your vision of constructing a giant waterslide into the river, because duh. Everyone loves waterslides.
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Tony Merevick is Cities News Editor at Thrillist and would write so many damn essays if it made his rent cheaper. Send news tips to firstname.lastname@example.org and follow him on Twitter @tonymerevick.