PRPNW John Ippert, NW Regional Americanism Patriotism Contest Chair has announce the 2013 contest information.
2013-2014 Theme: The Bill of Rights and Me
The essay contest’s grand national prize is $5,000 with additional prizes of $2,500 for first place, $1,500 for second place, and $1,000 for third place in grades seven through twelve. All winners will receive an attractive plaque citing their achievement. Every entrant judged at the national level receives a “Certificate of Recognition.” Additional prizes may be awarded to students winning at local branch and regional levels of competition.
FRA’s Essay Contest is open to all students grades 7 through 12 (including those who are home schooled).
All of the entry forms for 2013 contest can be found on the NW Region’s Americanism/Patriotism Committee page. Additionally, links to the Regional winners from the last few years contest can also be found there.
Traditionally, the NW Region has done well at the National Level. In 2012, Giscelle Rosario, who was sponsored by Honolulu Branch #46 took 3rd place for the 7th Grade.
To read all of the results of the 2012 contest, please visit the FRA’s Essay Contest Page