The Brunswick County IDA Board of Directors are sponsoring an essay contest to Celebrate Brunswick County’s 300th Anniversary. The Board does not want COVID-19 to cast a shadow across this important celebration. The prize amounts will be 9-12th grade, $750 1st prize and $500 2nd prize. For 6-8th grade $750 1st prize and $500 2nd prize. All schools in Brunswick County will be able to participate with the cut-off date for submission being November 16th.