Fall 2018 Essay Contest. The contest is now closed to entries. Thanks to all who submitted essays and the winners will be announced soon. Our annual fall essay contest invites nonfiction submissions of up to 1,500 words in the form of autobiographical essay, reportage, profile, memoir, or narrative nonfiction.
The American Foreign Service Association’s national high school essay contest completed its twenty-second year with nearly 440 submissions from 36 states. Three randomized rounds of judging produced this year’s winner, Jonas Lorincz, a junior from Marriotts Ridge High School in Marriottsville, Maryland.
Student receiving congratulations upon winning in the Art and Essay contest. NPS. In 2015 President Barack Obama announced the Every Kid in a Park initiative that gives each fourth grade student and their family a free annual pass to all National Parks and other federal lands throughout the United States.President Obama and the National Park Service hope to encourage children to spend more.
If you've always dreamed of visiting a national park, and wanted to take your family along, here's your opportunity. Three grand-prize winners of the Traveler's first Take Your Family to the National Parks essay contest will win lodging for four members of their family in one of the country's national parks, and some gear to help to help them enjoy the trip.
The essay contest promotes the continuing significance of national parks in our ever-changing world. As WNPA works to ensure national parks remain relevant to new generations, we invite you to compose a 500- to 750-word essay answering the following question: What can the National Park Service do to engage a more diverse audience?
Essay Contest Essay Winner: 13-Year-Old Spencer Sablan on Why President Obama Should Protect The National Parks In the 12-15 age bracket, Spencer Sablan, of Las Vegas, Nevada, took up the challenge of writing President Obama to urge him to preserve the National Park System for all it offers visitors.
Fall 2019 Essay Contest. The deadline has passed and this year's contest is now closed to entries. Winners, as selected by contest judge Pippa Biddle, will be announced and published in early 2020. We seek essays that are set within a park space or public land, and that express a moment of personal transformation, awakening, adventure, exploration, reward, accomplishment, or revelation.
Now in its 22nd year, the American Foreign Service Association (AFSA)’s National High School Essay Contest encourages students to think about how and why the United States engages globally to build peace, and about the role that the Foreign Service plays in advancing U.S. national security and economic prosperity. The essay prompt is below and you can find out more information about the.
Date: February 19, 2008 Contact: Adam Prato, (319) 643-7860 The winner of this year’s 2008 Junior Ranger essay contest will receive an all expense paid family vacation to one of the country’s most remarkable national parks and a starring role in an electronic field trip seen by millions of school children across the country.
Art and Essay Contest Winners Announced. Petrified Forest, AZ - Congratulations to the winners of the second annual Art and Essay Contest at Petrified Forest National Park. Entries were received from Mrs. Julie Wiessner’s 4th Grade students at Hulet Elementary. ART (Grades 3-5) 1st place: Jasper McAde Frye, Grade 4, Hulet Elementary.
Junior Ranger Essay Contest. The National Park Service is inviting children from 9 to 12 years old throughout the country to write an essay about their environment and national parks. The winner of this year’s 2008 Junior Ranger essay contest will receive an all expense paid family vacation to one of the country’s most remarkable.
The National Peace Essay Contest, a scholarship sponsored by the United States Institute of Peace, gives students the chance to voice their opinions on matters regarding international peace and conflict. By administering this award, the institute hopes to promote thoughtful discussion between youth, educators and national leaders alike.
The National Park Foundation is launching the 2009 Junior Ranger Essay Contest, asking youth across the country to share their big ideas on how to protect and preserve America's National Parks. T.
Enter to Win! 100 years of inspiration: Our National Parks Essay Contest “The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness”-John Muir On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed an “organic act” creating the U.S. National Parks Service.
The current owners of the Harbor Watch Inn are running a contest called. We'll Give You Our Entire Inn in Maine if You Write a Good Essay. and the spectacular Acadia National Park.
The NACA C Student Video Essay Contest recognizes outstanding students in the city that annually hosts the national conference. Students submit two-minute videos explaining how a college degree will help them make a difference in their families, communities, and beyond.
As the official charitable partner of the National Park Service, we provide resources for the national parks. Support this uniquely American idea.
Middle School Student Essay Contest iLearn World’s essay contest provides an opportunity for middle schoolers to gain writing experience, as well as potential cash prizes, a copy of book The Road to Yale by Yale Admitted Students, and opportunities to interact with Yale students. The contest will be open to 7th and 8th graders in the 2019-2020 school year.
For additional contest information or guidelines, please contact your local DAR chapter. Christopher Columbus Essay Contest. DAR partnered with the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) in 1996 to sponsor an annual national essay contest in honor of Christopher Columbus. The contest is open to students in grades nine through twelve.