• Patriot's Pen Essay Contest 2020-2021 Theme: “What is Patriotism to Me?” Entry Deadline October 31 Patriotic Essay Writing Competition Grand Prize: $5,000 Award

    Patriot's Pen is a youth-essay writing contest endorsed by the National Association of Secondary School Principals. The contest provides an opportunity for sixth, seventh, and eight grade students to write essays expressing their views on democracy. Students are asked to write a 300 to 400 word essay based on the annual patriotic theme. Essays entries are submitted with the required entry form to our local VFW Post 7401.

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    Voice of Democracy: Audio Essay Competition for Grades 9-12 2020-2021 Theme: “Is This the Country the Founders Envisioned?” Entry Deadline October 31 Patriotic Audio Essay Competition Grand Prize: $30,000 Award 

    The Voice of Democracy (VOD) was started in 1947 by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and is a nationwide audio essay competition endorsed by the National Association of Secondary School Principals' contest criteria. Designed to foster patriotism, the competition provides high school students (grades 9-12) the opportunity to voice their opinion in a three to five minute broadcast script based on the annual patriotic theme. Essays entries are submitted with the required entry form to our local VFW Post 7401.

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    City of Chandler's Creative Expression Competition

    THEME: Culture and Equity Across Time

    This competition is open to all students living in or attending school in Chandler. One entry per student will be accepted in both the writing and visual arts categories. COMPETITION DEADLINE Deadline for entries: Friday, Oct. 30 Please send or drop-off entries to: City of Chandler - Neighborhood Resources - 235 S Arizona Ave. Chandler, AZ 85225 COMPETITION INFORMATION • Winning entries will be displayed at the Multicultural Festival on Saturday, January 18, 2020 First place winners and schools will be recognized at a February 2021 City Council Meeting. All other winners will have their awards sent directly to their schools.

    JFK Presidential Library Profiles in Courage Essay Contest