Entries must include National cover sheet completed. Units to send entries to Department Americanism Chairman by April 1st. DORIS E. HAHN TROPHY (Note: This Revolving Trophy expires in 2026) Awarded annually to the Unit that reports the Best All Around Americanism Activities. Sponsored by North Miami Unit 257 (Unit Charter Surrendered). We need to increase participation in all age categories for the Americanism Essay Contest.
This years theme is: What can I personally do to promote Americanism in my school or community? Americanism Essay Contest Essay Theme: What I Can Do to Promote Americanism and Love of Country 1. Eligible participants must be a student enrolled in the fifth, sixth, seventh or eighth grade during the normal school year, preceding June 30, 2016. Deadline: Must be submitted to Local Lodge by December 18, 2015. 2. Presented to: One Unit Americanism Chairman who reports the most outstanding Americanism program targeted to children and youth Materials and Guidelines: Entries must include the Award Cover Sheet located in this program plan.
The entry must be typewritten in narrative format, not to exceed 1, 000 words. FRA's Americanism Essay Contest is open to all students, grades 7 through 12, including those who are home schooled. Students are invited to submit a 350word essay through an FRA member or local FRA branch before the December 1st deadline.
Americanism Essay Contest encourages participants to learn about the fundamental rights and freedoms we enjoy today. This years theme will be What Can I Personally Do to Promote Americanism In My School or Community? Teach flag awareness in your local school. Involve students in your Post flag retirement ceremonies. 3. Participate in the promotion of American Legion Americanism programs. IDEAS: Member.
Support American Legion Baseball. Help, work, donate or find donors. Support the Oratorical Contest. Recruit candidates, help prepare to host a contest, be a judge, and provide refreshments or transportation. Youngsville High School senior Paige Mineweaser has penned a nationallyawarded essay. Mineweaser entered her 496word paper in the local American Legion Auxiliary Americanism Essay Contest. The prompt for the essay was, What can I personally do to promote Americanism in my school or community