2019 Patriotic Commission Essay Contest

2019 Patriotic Commission Essay Contest
Posted on 01/24/2019

In connection with the Memorial Day commemoration activities to be held on Monday, May 27, 2019, the South Windsor Patriotic Commission is pleased to announce its annual essay contest for students in grades K-12. The contest is open to any South Windsor resident who is a student anywhere in grades K-12.

The contest features essay topics for three different grade levels, and posters for students in K-2:

Grades K-2 POSTER - My favorite place to see the American flag and name the place (maximum size 12” x 14”; written notes are not required and will not count toward judging) 
Grades 3-5 ESSAY - How my family celebrates a patriotic holiday (300 words or less)
Grades 6-8 ESSAY - What freedom means to me (350 words or less) 
Grades 9-12 ESSAY - What sacrifices I would make to preserve our freedom (500 words or less)


All entries must be received by the Patriotic Commission no later than Thursday, February 28, 2019. The entry form and additional details are included on the attached flyer.
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