Last updateFri, 23 Jan 2015 11am

Students have chance to see former Porsche executive

    Locklear & Associates is offering the opportunity for all Steelville School District and Steelville home school students in grades seven to 12 to enter an essay contest and win a free ticket to attend the Peter W. Schutz presentation on October 11.

    Peter W. Schutz is the former Chief Executive Officer of Porsche AG.  Schutz is the author of the book, The Driving Force:  Extraordinary Results with Ordinary People and will be presenting on this topic in Steelville on October 11 at the Meramec Music Theatre. 
    Essays should answer the following questions: Who is Peter W. Schutz?  What were his challenges as the CEO of Porsche AG?  If you had an opportunity to meet him, what 5 questions would you want to know the answer to?
    Each student may submit one essay. Pages must be typed, double-spaced and stapled.  There is no minimum length, but the maximum length is five pages. The first page should include the student’s name, grade, and date of submission. The deadline for submission has been extended: All essays must be submitted by the end of the school day on Wednesday, October 2.  Winning entries will be announced the following week. Essays should be submitted to Steelville Middle School teacher Jennifer Whitson. Submissions will be judged by a minimum of four experienced professionals with predetermined scoring criteria covering:  organization, focus, content, vocabulary, grammar, spelling, neatness, and adherence to rules.
    Up to five students from each level will be selected to attend the presentation that will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, October 11. Students will have the opportunity to meet Schutz. The regular registration cost is $199 until September 30, then $249.
    For additional information, contact Whitson at the middle school.