Scholarship Essay – What Makes a House a Home?

Selling homes is how we make a living, but our home is where we make a life.  Family, friends, and community all contribute to the spirit of the home.  Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty and its professionals are proud to be part of this wonderful community.

We’d love to hear what makes your home special.  Enter our “What Makes a House a Home” scholarship contest.

  • Write a short essay up to 500 words.
  • Open to all high school age students who are either living in Thurston County or attending a Thurston County High School.
  • Three prize winners: 1st Place $1,000, 2nd Place $750, and 3rd Place $500
Submissions will be accepted April 16, 2012 through May 6, 2012.  Fan voting will take place on our company Facebook page between May 7 – 25 and Finalists will be announced on May 26, 2012.  The winners will be selected by a local judging panel and announced on June 1, 2012.  For a complete listing of Rules and Eligibility for this contest, visit or visit us on Facebook at
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