Write an original and creative essay that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage. High School students in grades 9 – 12 are eligible. First place award: $10,000, Second place: $3,000, Five finalists: $1,000 each. For contest information, registration, and to submit your essay, visit the Profile in Courage Essay Contest at www.JFKLibrary.org/essaycontest. Deadline: January 18.