Barbara Jordan Historical Essay Competition
Provided by: University Interscholastic League
March 11, 2016
The Barbara Jordan Historical Essay Competition is available to Texas high school students in grades 9 through 12. You must write an essay on the topic "The African American in Texas: Past and Present." In addition to the essay, you must submit an entry form. You will be judged first on the regional level, and then all finalists will move to the state competition at the University of Texas at Austin.