The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara is taking entries for the 2013 high school essay contest on the theme “Dear Cancer, It’s Me . . .”
All students attending local schools who have had cancer or who have a loved one or friend with cancer can submit essays of 500 to 1,500 words.
The entry deadline is 5 p.m. Mon., Feb. 18.
First-place winners in both contest categories will each receive an Apple iPad mini and $500 cash. Second-place winners will also receiv...