The sons of the american revolution (sar) invites all high school students interested in the american revolution to participate in the george s & stella m knight essay contest the contest is open to all us citizen students attending home schools, public, parochial, or private high schools in grades 9 through 12. The sar's youth essay contest is named for a former virginia society president and first lady who contributed the money that today forms the core of the sar's essay endowment fund george s and stella m knight were committed to advancing the sar's mission among the youth of america, and. 2017 chapter poster contest winner – paige gooding poster theme – a revolutionary war event (choice of the teacher) this contest is a great way to foster historical patriot research and awareness at your elementary school or organization.
The george s and stella knight essay contest is designed to give high school students an opportunity to explore events that shaped american history at chapter, state society, and national society levels, students must submit an original essay, with topics based on original research and deal with an event, person, philosophy, or ideal associated with [. The winning essay of the national contest will be submitted for publication in the sar magazine participants in this contest agree that their essay may be published in the sar magazine and on the sar knight essay contest webpage. National society, sons of the american revolution this is the old sar site knight essay contest essay contacts essay contest rules essay winners eagle scout contest the national society of the sons of the american revolution headquarters - 809 w main street | louisville, kentucky 40202-2619. For the contest, benner was required to submit “an original 800- to 1,200-word essay based on an event, person, philosophy or ideal associated with the american revolution, declaration of independence, or the framing of the united states constitution.
Voice of democracy (high school essay contest)– invites students grades 9-12 to express themselves about democratic ideas and principles the district winners will attend a banquet for vfw student scholarships in january where the top five essays are recognized and monetary prizes are awarded. The virginia society sar hosts a number of scholarship and honor programs throughout the year you will find contacts for those programs listed below. The sacramento chapter is proud to support the sar knight essay contest this contest, established in 1988, was originally named in honor of sar compatriot calvin coolidge who won an sar essay contest while a student at amherst college. Speech & essay contests congratulations to our students who shine in local and regional oratorical and essay contests, and a special thank you to mrs wentzel who encourages and mentors these students essay contest – district of columbia sar gabriella grimaldi – 1st place state ($1,000), moving on to national competition in july.
The orations participant certificate is presented to participants for both chapter and state levels of the joseph s rumbaugh oration contestthe essay commendation certificate is designed for presentation to the school teacher or councilor who encourages students to participate in the george s & stella m knight essay contest. Do you have questions about the sar or the sar foundation fill out the form below and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible. Nikhil kurian, of urbana middle school, was eighth-prize winner of the 2016 middle school essay contest sponsored by the sgt lawrence everhart chapter, sons of the american revolution with. It is a contest for high school students to write an essay based on their own original research of a proven topic the topic of the essay must be an event, person, philosophy, or ideal associarted with the american revolution, the declaration of independence, or the framing of the us constitution.
In 1995, the contest was renamed the george s and stella m knight essay contest in honor of their generous gift to the sar to support this contest the program is designed to give freshman, sophomore, junior and senior students an opportunity to explore events that shaped american history. At the sons of the american revolution (sar) and the george s and stella m knight essay contest committee is proud to announce the george s and stella - college, contest, high school students, national society of the sons of the american revolution, university. The contest is usually entered through an sar chapter near the student’s residence to learn how to write a winning essay, see the discussion by dr rice, past texas society essay chairman for an example of what this competition can mean for you, please see this letter of appreciation. After the sar chapter has chosen its george s & stella m knight essay contest winner, the chapter must then email or mail a copy of this form (including the applicant’s form) to the state-level society knight.
In 1995, the contest was renamed the george s and stella m knight essay contest in honor of their generous gift to the sar to support this contest the contest is designed to give high school students an opportunity to explore events that shaped american history. The winning essay of the national contest will be submitted for publication in the sar magazine participants in this contest agree that their essays may be published in the sar magazine and on the sar or state knight essay contest webpage. Welcome to the mdssar president james a adkins 2018-2019 about the mdssar learn more about the mdssar and their objectives learn about the finding the maryland 400 program and how to participate the maryland 400 patriots’ fund was established by the mdssar to receive contributions honoring the maryland 400 and to be used for major projects supporting the goals of the society. A record copy is a verified official copy of an approved nssar membership application or supplemental application to recognize a record copy look for the signature of the registrar general on the application, the registered date of membership or the “record copy” stamp found.