News & Awards

VFW COMPETITIONS
(Both are due to Mr. Wagner by October 28, 2022)

PATRIOT'S PEN (GRADES 6-8)
APPLICATION

Theme: "My Pledge to Our Veterans"

VOICE OF DEMOCRACY (GRADES 9-12)
APPLICATION

Theme: "Why is the Veteran Important?"

DAR - PATRIOTS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION (GRADES 9-12)
APPLICATION

Theme: Select a figure from the era of the American Revolution (1773-1783). Discuss how he or she influenced the course of the American Revolution, who he or she was and his/her contribution to the founding of a new nation. Your figure may be any person, whether a well-known figure or an everyday man, woman or child who supported the American Revolution in ways large or small. 
Requirements: 800-1200 words
Submission Due Date: November 11, 2022


NATIONAL SOJOURNERS (GRADES 9-12)
APPLICATION


Theme: A Guiding Light - Describe a document, law, Supreme Court decision, or an Amendment to the Constitution that has had a similar impact in our country and to the community of nations.
Requirements: 300-500 words
Submission Due Date: Postmarked by December 15, 2022


AMERICAN LEGION ANNUAL ESSAY CONTEST (GRADES 3-12)
ESSAY CONTEST COVER PAGE

Theme: "What Does Patriotism Mean to You?"
Requirements:150-500 (Varies by grade level - see attachment)
Submission Due Date: January 31, 2023 to Mr. Wagner (CHS - McGowan Bldg.)