Deadline Extended, March 20 for CSM Black History Month Essay Contest. Deadline March 20, Tri-county high school juniors and seniors are invited to participate in the annual CSM black history month essay contest, sponsored by the College of Southern Maryland, Diversity and Equal Opportunity Department. The winner will receive a performance award to attend CSM. Send submissions to: CSM, Black History Month Essay Contest, c/o Robyn Wood (DIV) P.O. Box 910, La Plata, MD 20646-0910. For information and essay topics, 301-934-7659. 301-884-8131 Ext. 7659 or 301-870-3008, Ext. 7659 or visit www.csmd.edu.