Tony Jannus Award
Outstanding Achievements in Commercial Aviation

Student Essay Contest

Student Essay Contest


win 3 round-trip airline tickets + $600

Student Essay Contest

Details Coming Soon




Eligible Participants:

Florida students in grades 9-12


Coming Soon


Written: 1,000-1,500 words in MLA style format submitted in Word or PDF formats
Video: 3-5 minute short film or narrated video submitted in a .MP4 or .MOV formats.


Grand Prize

Student: Three round-trip tickets* on Southwest Airlines to any of Southwest Airlines destination, plus $600 spending allowance.

Teacher: Two round-trip tickets* on Southwest Airlines to any Southwest Airlines destination.


Second and Third Places

Student: $50 restaurant gift certificate and an award certificate

Teacher: $50 restaurant gift certificate

If you run into any technical issues, please feel free to email your submission to