Along with Elks Lodge #2517 officers and all fellow finalists, the top three winners of the annual Americanism Essay Contest's local competition are seen here seated following a special ceremony Sunday at contest host and sponsor Lake of the Ozarks Elks Lodge #2517 in Osage Beach. The winners are, from left, Andrew Custer, first, Alexandra Iordanou, second, and Paige Baker, third. Photo by .
The theme of this years Americanism essay contest is: Why is it important to vote. The contest is open to all 6th to 12th grade students. 2nd grade to 5th grade students can participate in our poster contest of the same theme. Kindergarten and 1st grade students may enter our American Flag drawing contest.
AMVETS National Americanism Essay Contest Rules Who can participate
Section 814(b). The National Committee on Americanism-Patriotism shall conduct an Americanism Essay Contest, each year, in accordance with the provisions of the appropriate standing rule.
Through the annual Department of Pennsylvania American Legion Essay scholarship contest, students are provided an opportunity to showcase their talents and abilities in English by using originality, accuracy and research as evidence, while learning that the responsibilities and duties of good citizenship can be both rewarding and fun.With a humbled, genuine reply, Camdenton seventh-grader Andrew Custer reiterated the theme of his first-place awarding winning Americanism Essay Contest entry following the recognition ceremony Sunday at the Lake of the Ozarks Elks Lodge #2517 in Osage Beach. The Lincoln City Elks Lodge announces the winners from its annual Americanism Essay Contest. The event focusing on the Pledge of Allegiance and its meaning.The Mountain Home Elks Lodge #1714 recently honored the Pinkston Middle School sixth-grade winners of the 2015 Elks Americanism Essay Contest at an awards assembly. More than 200 essays were entered with the theme "What I Can Do to Promote Americanism and Love of Country." The top three winners received a check for $100 each from the Elks Lodge and their essays will be forwarded for state and national judging. Shown are, from left, Vonya Schaufler, sixth grade social studies teacher and Elks Americanism chairman; Hurston Liles, Ben Partney, Sarah Vacco, essay winners; and Don Swanson Mountain Home Elks Lodge 1714 president.