African americans pioneers: we've come a long way maya angelou public charter middle school black history month essay contest is open to all 6th through 18th grade students. Gabrielle marvez, 7 th grade student at western pines middle school is the recipient of governor rick scott's black history month essay contest this year's theme is celebrating african-american leaders in business past, present and future. Punxsutawney — the punxsutawney chapter of the daughters of the american revolution (dar) recently named a pair of essay winners — pahs senior alexa shaffer for the dar good citizen award and sscd school seventh-grader kaitlin nicole doverspike for the dar american history essay contest. Briefly stated, the american view of government is that there is a god, the god of the bible, our rights come from him, and the purpose of civil government is to secure our rights there are many views of government, from equally numerous world views.
Below are the winners of the black history month essay contest that asked students to name the most influential african american person in their life. The family history writing contest deadline for submissions—15 december annually to encourage members to write a family history that covers at least three generations and not more than four. Essay contest for grades 4-12 - the black history month essay contest is open to all 4th through 12th grade students in florida six winners will be selected: two elementary (4-5) students, two middle (6-8) students, and two high school (9-12) students. The gilder lehrman institute presents an annual essay contest for gilder lehrman affiliate school students in grades 5-12 students examine the nation's most divisive conflict through letters, speeches, songs, photographs, newspapers, military orders, and other documents, conducting research in primary as well as secondary sources.
The contest is sponsored by the history channel and the stuart family foundation visit the being an american web site at wwwbeinganamericanorg for complete rules and materials, including submission details, lesson plans and background information. And martin's food markets announce the inaugural black history month essay contest in commemoration of the legacy of dr martin luther king, jr and the national observance in february 2012. The yld is pleased to announce the winners of the 2011 tennessee law day art and essay competitions each may, the american bar association, in conjunction with state and local bar associations, sponsors law day programs around the country. Mount vernon ladies' association is sponsoring an essay contest for ohio high school students to explore how washington's character, strength, and leadership guided the cause of american independence in 1776.
High school division first prize martin c carlino, patchogue-medford high school, medford, ny president lincoln's influence over the northern press second prize martina harris, american history high school, newark, nj. The 2011-2012 contest is sponsored by the history channel this contest is unique in that it gives students the opportunity to think about the important founding principles communicated in our. Essay must be student's own work please read all attachments at the bottom of the webpage for all official contest information information in these official documents supercedes any conflicting information on this website. 2011 filipino american heritage art and essay contest in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the big bend filipino american association and filipino american heritage month, the bbfaa is sponsoring an art contest and an essay contest. The knight essay contest is designed to give students an opportunity to explore topics based on original research and deal with an event, person, philosophy, or ideal associated with the american revolution.
Secretary of state charles e summers, jr announces winners of native american essay contest augusta, maine - secretary of state charlie summers has announced the names of the winners in the 2011-12 maine native american history and culture essay contest today and congratulates them on their accomplishment. 2011 winning essay: john f kennedy profile in courage essay contest for high school students 3 just as john f kennedy admired the maverick independence of eight us senators in. American history essay contest essay sample papers cheap daughters american heritage of foreign war honored with qualified candidates for science essay contest freedom enjoy proficient essay or call 425 576-0484 a francophone genevan philosopher, liberty museum offers 521 prizes.
Organizations like the daughters of the american revolution and the gilder lehrman institute of american history regularly award history majors for their achievements but below are just a few history scholarships in our database perfect for those majoring in history. These outstanding authors will be recognized on stage at pdi 2011 in minneapolis, mn check back at wwwasmconlineorg to read the winning essays one response to congratulations to the winners of the 2010-2011 essay contest. Teachers and students around the world are encouraged to celebrate by participating in the american society of human genetics' (ashg) 14th annual dna day essay contest this contest is open to students in grades 9-12 worldwide and asks students to examine, question, and reflect on important concepts in genetics.
Students in grades k-3 are asked to submit a picture of an african-american leader in their community student in grades 4 -12 are asked to write an essay on similar theme the deadline for application submissions is february 11, 2011 and winners will be announced on february 21, 2011. Under florida law, e-mail addresses are public records if you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. The contest is open to students in grades 9 through 12 in public, private, or parochial schools, or those who are home schooled this years essay topic was christopher columbus: in his own time, in history, and today.
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. While some black history scholarships are scholarships for minorities, others are essay scholarships open to students of all backgrounds in addition, many black history scholarships are local scholarships , sponsored by an organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of the diversity in history among students in a particular. American history essay contest 2009-2010 is information is for cha r and school use 2009—2010 topic is: describe how you felt on may 10, 1869, when the golden spike was driven at.