DAR Essay Contest Grades 9-12

Celebrate America’s History

Are you in the 9th through 12th grade?
You’re invited to participate in the Christopher Columbus Essay Contest

Contest deadline is January 20, 2014

Open to Grades 9-12
Length 800 – 1,200 words

Title of Essay
“How Do Americans View Christopher Columbus and George Washington Today?”

Both of these men are considered heroes from whose lives Americans can
draw beneficial lessons. Discuss the similarities and differences between
the ways in which Christopher Columbus and George Washington dealt
with and overcame the challenges and adversities they faced. What can
Americans apply to their own lives from the experiences of these men?


For information contact:
Hawai’i Loa DAR chapter
Julene Ignacio 808-959-8986    Kristine Harrison 808-883-8060

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