Since the inception of the department of pennsylvania state essay contest in 1935, the american legion has awarded well over $500,000 in scholarships, while local american legion posts, counties, districts and sections have also offered suitable awards and prizes for their respective best essay winners through the. Middle school essay contest chairman: bill stramm (56) 2018 middle school essay contest “i like living in america because” eligibility: open to all accredited middle school students at participating schools, public, private, or parochial within the sponsoring jurisdiction of established american legion posts in the. High school oratorical contest 2017-2018 oratorical committee: chairman: greg mueller (49) [email protected] vice chairmen: linda fanning (67), jimmie edwards (29), bob brady (247) members: gordan hillman (186), brian williamson (89), willie edwards (31), tyrone vaughn (5) pdc advisor: doug ramos. Positive we agree with the current pa department of education initiative of “ writing across the curriculum” and reward the efforts of involved students through our annual essay scholarship program since the inception of the department of pennsylvania state essay contest in 1935 the american legion has awarded well. High school students in ohio, including home schooled, are afforded the opportunity to gain financial awards to assist the students in their pursuit of higher education through participation in the american legion high school oratorical scholarship program, a public speaking contest on the united states constitution which.
The contest is to be started in each participating school immediately, as all essays must be in the hands of the post safety essay chairperson no later than january 19, 2018 in turn, the post chairperson must forward his/her first place winner, one (1) essay from each post (selected by at least three (3) judges) to the. Arrangements for contests leading up to the department finals shall be the responsibility of each american legion department for competition prior to the department finals, the contest rules and regulations are not mandatory they are offered as guidelines however, all department finals contests shall conform with national. We also need to support our local american legion baseball teams as another way to promote our patriotism we should encourage our school age children in our local school to participate in the americanism essay contest and the south dakota americanism poetry contests and the oratorical contests as members we.
The americanism essay contest, sponsored by the american legion auxiliary, promotes patriotism and responsible citizenship the fond du lac american legion auxiliary unit #75 is excited to offer the fond du lac area youth, in grades 3-12, the opportunity to participate in this essay contest those students who attend. A veterans service organization that gives back to the community.
Post level: dates vary depending on each post all post contests must be completed by january 17, 2016. The national high school oratorical contest is open to junior high and high school students who are under the age of 20 and citizens or lawful permanent residents of the united states you must pr. To help our country's most promising young citizens learn firsthand the principles of our free republic guided by the principles of democracy, the auxiliary promotes many patriotic youth programs, including the auxiliary-sponsored americanism essay contest, which is conducted in local school systems we believe.