As american legionnaires, we fully believe that education is the cornerstone upon which the future of america is built pennsylvania state essay contest in 1935, the american legion has awarded well over $500,000 in scholarships, while local american legion posts, counties, districts. Since the inception of the department of pennsylvania state essay contest in 1935, the american legion has awarded well over $500,000 in scholarships, while local american legion posts, counties, districts and sections have also offered suitable awards and prizes for their respective best essay winners.
American legion auxiliary and sons of the american legion are cosponsors of this americanism essay contest it's purpose is to aid the schools of illinois in the teaching of americanism and good citizenship.
Kentucky youth wins 81st american legion oratorical contest 2018 american legion national oratorical contest - carlissa frederich - assigned topic 2018 american legion national oratorical contest - nathan york - assigned topic. The contest must be complete d i n tim e t o b e forwarde d t o departmen t of iowa american legion, 720 lyon st, des moines, iowa 50309 eac h o f th e thre e departmen t finalist s wil l b e recognize d i n th e sam e manne r a s othe r yout h champion s an d th e top three winner s wil l b e invited to read their winning essay at the.
State and local oratorical contests arrangements for contests leading up to the department finals shall be the responsibility of each american legion department for competition prior to the department finals, the contest rules and regulations are not mandatory they are offered as guidelines. The 2017 essay contest subject and title is: “what the american flag means to me” the american legion - department of illinois, american legion auxiliary and sons of the american. Americanism essay contest it is a patriotic essay sponsored by the american legion auxiliary for grades third (3) through twelfth (12) the contest has different classifications pertaining to grouping or classes.
American legion auxiliary department of illinois 2017 department of illinois americanism essay contest “what the american flag means to me. The american legion was chartered and incorporated by congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness.