“why our veterans are america's heroes” is the theme of the grand lodge americanism essay contest for 2017-2018 this contest offers the youth of america, our leaders of future generations, an opportunity to express their views and appreciation regarding what our military forces mean to this country. Each year the elks sponsor an essay contest on topics relating to americanism the topic for 2017-2018 is why our veterans are america's heroes we've included the winning essays from last year's contest below if you and/or your school wish to get more information on our contest please contact your local lodge and. Americanism essay contest a program of the elks' grand lodge fraternal committee, this contest is geared towards students in 5th through 8th grades to promote patriotism among young people. This year's essay contest theme is: “what does patriotism mean to me” northwest region 2016-2017 essay contest winners essays have been judged at the region level and the first place winners have been forwarded to national 7th grade: first – emma richards, culver middle school, branch 055 second – anna. Americanism essay contest for seventh and eigth graders.
Americanism essay contest winners 2016 american legion auxiliary – department of wisconsin grades 3 & 4 joley berger #461 pembine 1st place class i morgan stalter #544 twin lakes 2nd place simar arora #382 menomonee falls 3rd place katie ciolkosz unit #118 thorp 4th place alexis schmidt. I am pleased to announce that members of the grand lodge fraternal committee have selected the theme, “why our veterans are america's heroes” for the 2017- 2018 grand lodge americanism essay contest the contest starts with the local lodges, progresses through district and state levels, and ends with the. Annual americanism essay contest every year, the alameda elks are proud to participate in an americanism essay contest, sponsored by our national organization headquarters the essay contest is open to all 5th-8th grade children, even if their parents are not elks members as elks, we endeavor to promote pride of.
We are pleased to forward information from the elks – usa, grand lodge fraternal committee for the 2017-2018 americanism essay contest, “why our veterans are america's heroes” this annual contest, for students grades 5 – 8, provides an opportunity for students to demonstrate their understanding. Fra americanism essay contest website: fra essay contest website who's eligible: students in grades 7-12 award amount: up to $5,000 due date: december 1 requirements: every summer the fra national committee on americanism-patriotism creates one theme centered on the concept of america and hands. 2017-2018 americanism essay contest students 2017-2018 americanism essay contest students grand prize is $5,00000 eligibility: 7-12 grade students deadline: december 01, 2017 (turn in essay to cvm counseling center) requirements: 350 words or less about “what patriotism means to me.
Winning essays: 2015 americanism essay contest what the pledge of allegiance means to me - division i winner this year's winning essay from division i (5th/6th graders) is from beatriz gabriel of worthington lodge #2287 i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america and to the republic for which it. Americanism essay student winners on dec 4, the isanti vfw auxiliary 2735 presented prizes to the winning participants in the 2017 americanism essay on the statue of liberty pictured at the ceremony are sophie edwards (third-place), zoe klocksien (first-place), gail genin (vfw auxiliary treasurer),. The program includes flag drawing, poster and essay contests that are grade specific and age appropriate amvets and amvets ladies auxiliary sponsor a series of contests at the local and state level wherein children design flags or posters and write essays the winners at the local level progress to the state contests.
Thank you to the members of florence elks lodge #1858 for continuing to support the grand lodge americanism essay contest we are bringing americanism into the conversation within our local schools, even if they are not submitting essays for the competition the essays have been judged at district we will find out. Americanism essay contest 2018 cover sheet each year, the american legion auxiliary (ala) sponsors an americanism essay contest for students in grades 3-12, including students with special needs grade levels are divided into six classes one award in each of the six classes will be presented in each.