"Wonder of Plastics" International Essay Contest is open to all middle/ junior high and high school students. You must write a 500 to 1000 word essay on a topic related to plastics. All essays must be sponsored by a teacher. The Section level winner's essay will be published in the Section Newsletter. The winning essay will be published in the SPE's official magazine, Plastics Engineering. In addition, the international winner will receive a $1,000 honorarium and plaque and the winner's school will receive an honorarium of $1,000.