This is a fantastic opportunity for Kentucky parents of students in pre-kindergarten though sixth grade. Check out the "Dream Out Loud Challenge"!

The Kentucky Education Savings Plan Trust (KESPT) is the state's official 529 college savings plan. The 2018 Dream Out Loud Challenge is a drawing, essay/poem, and video contest parents/guardians can enter for a chance to win a $1,000 college savings account and $500 for their school.

The drawing, essay, poem, or video will answer this question: "How will I change the world after I go to college?"

One winner will be chosen from two categories, drawing or video and essay or poem from each grade, pre-K through sixth grade, that's eight prizes. The Dream Out Loud Challenge runs now through March 19. Entries must be postmarked by Monday, March 19th and be received by Friday, March 23th.

KESPT has awarded more than $106,000 in Dream Out Loud prizes to winners and their schools over the past eight years.