Students: Enter PG&E contest for a chance to win a MacBook Pro

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In celebration of African American History Month, PG&E invites high school students throughout its service territory to submit a photo and short 300-word essay demonstrating how they are helping build a better California.

One winner will receive a prize package that includes a MacBook Pro laptop, an iPad Air 2, Beats headphones, a Herschel Supply Co. backpack, an iTunes gift card and a Barnes and Noble gift card.

Members of PG&E’s Black ERG and partnering community based organizations will select the winning photo and essay. To be considered, students must submit a photo and 300 (maximum) word essay demonstrating how they are making a difference in their communities. Only one entry per student will be permitted. Entries will be judged based on creativity and level of community involvement. The winner will receive a technology prize package with digital tools that will assist in furthering their education.

The winning student will also be profiled in their own short documentary style video, highlighting a day in their life. The video will be featured via the social media channels of partnering community based organizations.

The deadline for students to submit their photos and essays is Sunday, February 19 by noon. Students can submit their entries via email to All entries must be submitted by the deadline to be considered.

The results of the photo contest will be announced during the first week of March. The winning student will be invited to a special award presentation in March with community leaders and partners.