George S. & Stella M. Knight Essay Contest

Ages:High School

Type:Submission

Categories:History, Language Arts, US Government Affairs

Scope:National

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The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) invites all high school students (9th through 12th grades) interested in the American Revolution to participate in the George S. & Stella M. Knight Essay Contest. The contest is open to all students attending home schools, public, parochial, or private high schools in that same grade range. The contest is conducted in three phases: the local chapter, state-level society, and national phases. The contest must be entered through an SAR chapter near the student’s residence. In some cases, the contest may be entered at the state level (if the local society does not have chapters or the chapters are not participating) and a contact-at-large should be used to find out more contest details. The list of contest contacts listed below can provide you with assistance in entering the Knight Essay Contest. Only one entry per student is permitted per contest year.

To participate, students must 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.

Each student’s essay will be judged based upon its historical accuracy, clarity, organization, grammar and spelling, and documentation.
This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Website: https://www.sar.org/education/youth-contests-awards/george-s-stella-m-knight-essay-contest

Managing Organization: Sons of the American Revolution

Contact:
James Lindley
j.m.lindley@msn.com

Entry Fee: $0

This competition is open to students in High School.

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Overview

The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) invites all high school students (9th through 12th grades) interested in the American Revolution to participate in the George S. & Stella M. Knight Essay Contest. The contest is open to all students attending home schools, public, parochial, or private high schools in that same grade range. The contest is conducted in three phases: the local chapter, state-level society, and national phases. The contest must be entered through an SAR chapter near the student’s residence. In some cases, the contest may be entered at the state level (if the local society does not have chapters or the chapters are not participating) and a contact-at-large should be used to find out more contest details. The list of contest contacts listed below can provide you with assistance in entering the Knight Essay Contest. Only one entry per student is permitted per contest year.

Process

To participate, students must 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.

Criteria

Each student’s essay will be judged based upon its historical accuracy, clarity, organization, grammar and spelling, and documentation.

Awards

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Participate

Website: https://www.sar.org/education/youth-contests-awards/george-s-stella-m-knight-essay-contest

Managing Organization: Sons of the American Revolution

Contact:
James Lindley
j.m.lindley@msn.com

Entry Fee: $0

This competition is open to students in High School.

Deadlines

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.