National Society, Sons of the American Revolution (NSSAR) is pleased to announce Knight Essay Contest. The program is designed to freshman, sophomore, junior and senior students and provides opportunity to explore events that shaped American history. The national winning essay will be submitted for publication in The SAR Magazine.
Knight Essay Contest George S. and Stellla M. Knight This contest was originally named in honor of SAR Compatriot President Calvin Coolidge who won an SAR essay contest while a student at Amherst College. The contest was reestablished in 1988 by SAR Compatriot McCarthy DeMere.
Participants in this contest agree that their essay may be published in The SAR Magazine and on the NSSAR Knight Essay Contest webpage. Winning essay participants, on all levels, may be required to supply a tax identification number in order to receive their award. By entering this contest, all participants agree that if their essay is chosen as the National winning essay will be the property.
The Knight Essay Contest is designed to give students an opportunity to explore topics based on original research and deal with an event, person, philosophy, or ideal associated with the American Revolution. Each student’s 800 to 1,200-word essay will be judged based upon its historical accuracy, clarity, organization, grammar and spelling, and documentation. Eligible: Texas high school.
The George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest was originally established and named in honor of President Calvin Coolidge, who won a local SAR essay contest while a student at Amherst. The contest was reestablished in 1988 by Compatriot McCarthy DeMere. In 1995, the contest was renamed the George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest in honor.
Patriot biographical sketches are requested to be submitted on the NSSAR Patriot Grave Biography Report. Please include the name of the submitter, his SAR Member National Number, and the chapter and state-level society. Non-members are also encouraged to submit a biographical sketch. Including reference citations for facts within the Biography submission is highly encouraged as that provides a.
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The Knight Essay Contest is open to students attending public, parochial, or private high schools (including accredited home schools) who are in the 9th through 12th grade. The contest requires an original essay written in English, with a minimum of 800 words and a maximum of 1,200 words (excluding title page and bibliography).
George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest The National Association of Secondary School Principals has placed this program on the NASSP National Advisory List of Contests and Activities for 2019-2020. 2019-2020 CONTEST RULES The Redlands Chapter Essay Entry Form must be submitted and essay emailed prior to November 30, 2019.
Knight Essay Contest 724-295-1934 For complete information about the Knight Essay Contest generally, including the contest rules, visit the Knight Essay Page at the NSSAR Website.
The SAR is one of the largest male lineal organizations located in the United States, with a membership of over 30,000 gentlemen around the world. Each member has traced their lineage, using genealogically accepted documentation, back to an individual, male or female, who supported the American Colonies in their quest for independence from Great Britain. Support could have been either through.
The National Society Sons of the American Revolution (NSSAR) is a Congressionally chartered premier male lineage society with sixteen U.S. Presidents and twenty seven Medal of Honor recipient Compatriots on our member rolls. With more than 208,000 members admitted since being founded on April 30, 1889, the NSSAR members are intensely devoted to.
This contest is for high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors who live within the jurisdiction of a sponsoring Sons of the American Revolution chapter. Applicants must submit an original essay on a given topic related to the American Revolution, Declaration of Independence, or the framing of the US Constitution. Deadlines vary; see website for more details.
SAR Knight Essay Contest Rules 1 Students MUST follow the rules carefully. Essays submitted that do not adhere to the rules, will be disqualified. 1. ELIGIBILITY, SUBMISSION OF ESSAYS and DEADLINES. This contest is open to all students who are United States citizens or legal resident aliens. Contestants shall be in the freshman, sophomore, junior or senior grade of high school study during the.
This award is available to U.S. citizens who are high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Students must submit a 800- to 1,200-word essay addressing the questions for this year's essay contest.
The essay judged best by the California State Society receives a cash award and is forwarded to the National Knight Essay Contest Committee, where the final selection is made. Each participant in the national contest receives a certificate awarded by NSSAR. The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners receive cash awards. The Knight Essay Scholarship contest is a National program. For more information.
If there are questions, contact Knight Essay Program Chair Patrick Cecil. Deadline for entries to be received by your local chapter: December 31; Deadline for chapters to submit their winning entries to the state contest: January 31; Deadline for the State Chair to submit the winning entry to the National Chair: February 28; For information on the Knight Essay Contest, please visit the.
The George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest was originally established and named in honor of President Calvin Coolidge, who won a local SAR essay contest while a student at Amherst. The contest was reestablished in 1988 by Compatriot McCarthy DeMere. 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.
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. Conducted at the Chapter, State Society and National Society levels, the students must submit an.