Hispanic heritage essay contest

Cablevision and Olympusat, Inc. will award a $2,500 cash scholarship as the grand prize in their Hispanic Heritage Month essay contest open to students in sixth through 12th grade. In 500 words or less students must “name a Latino, past or present, with whom you would choose to spend a day and explain why.”

The entry deadline is Nov. 1.

Information: optimum.net/community or edinfo@cablevision.com.