Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Students Urged To Enter Legion's Americanism Essay Contest

Kids, are you proud to be an American? Then tell us why!

Students in grades 3-12 are urged to take part in this year's American Legion Auxiliary "Americanism Essay Contest."  One award in each of the five classes will be presented -- and winners will get $50, as well as a $50 donation to the Children of Warriors Scholarship Fund made in the winning student's name.

Your essay title will be, "What Does Freedom Mean To My Family?"

Here are the five classes of competition and the length requirements:

Class I (Grades 3-4) -- 150 to 250 words.
Class II (Grades 5-6) -- 250 to 300 words.
Class III (Grades 7-8) -- 350-400 words.
Class IV (Grades 9-10)-- 450-500 words.
Class V (Grades 11-12) -- 450-500 words.

The deadline is approaching fast.  If you're interested in taking part, call Marva Kasl at (402) 946-6851.

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