HINTS: FOR A GREAT ESSAY

Please summit your essay on one page.  Please do not put your name on the essay (that is what the cover sheet is for.) 

I make 3 copies of the essays for the Judges.   You may email your essay.

2019 ESSAY FINALIST (alphabetical order)

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7th Grade

Noah Avis, Kaitlyn Calkin, Addy Roberts

8th Grade

Max Belote, Madison Murphy, Zoe Rodenas

9th Grade

Zadeyah Broadbent, Nathan Mallette, Isabel Odewald

10th Grade

Katherine Gilmore, Lee McCulloch, Emily Turner

11th Grade

Rilian Fernandes, Charles Grant, Olivia Hayes

12th Grade

Alexandra Garcia, Madison Landreth, Catalina Mayer, Lily Tomlinson

Essay Contest

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Americanism Essay Contest

Theme “What Freedom of Speech Means to Me"

For Grades 7–12, 350 Words or less

Cash Prizes -

$500 for 1st place, $400 for 2nd place and $300 for 3rd place
Total of $12,000 in Cash and Prizes to be given away. essay scholarships

OVERALL WINNER

$1000 Check

$500 Check for Runner up

DEADLINE

December 1st, 2018

Rules & Cover Sheet

Download below

For Information Contact Essay Chairman:

 Steve McCulloch:

 (757) 572-2584     

frabranch99@gmail.com   

Cash Prizes scholarships

Rules 2018 (pdf)

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Essay-Cover-Sheet_2019 (docx)

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Awards Ceramony

Mar 1st, 2019 - 

6:30pm check in & hor d'oeuvres

7:00pm program starts

Dinner following the event

Location - VFW 4809

  5728 Bartee St, Norfolk, VA 23502.