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I was having students write about famous african american persons even before the contest, she said, adding that the contest dovetailed beautifully with her interest and what her students were learning. Encourage junior members to participate in the essay contest create information packets explaining contest rules, deadline dates, theme, and award opportunities contact the essay winner and their parents. The program includes flag drawing, poster and essay contests that are grade specific and age appropriate lucas is a proud, young american, and winner of amvets' recent americanism poster contest who is eligible.
Paulina cochon, 8, a third-grader at phillips avenue elementary school reading her essay on what the american flag means to me yesterday at the elks lodge flag day is coming and in riverhead the annual salute to old glory includes an elementary school essay contest and program sponsored by the. The american flag is more than a piece of fabric this flag means freedom, honor, and bravery what the american flag means to me november 5, 2015 national essay contest cover art contest. American legion, do hereby certify that the above named student is an official contestant in the american legion of iowa fifth grade flag essay contest signatures: total # of post contestants. Davenport's american legion post 26 put out a call for students to write about the us flag and 11-year-old cole miller answered cole's essay was first of 89 entries in the contest, what the. 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.
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