Flag Day essay contest open to area students

Students in grade three through 12 are invited to write about “What the American Flag Means to Me” for the National Flag Day Foundation’s annual essay contest.          Students in public, private, parochial, home or virtual schools may participate.  

The essays must be 150 words long for students in grades three to five, 250 words for students in grades six through eight and 500 words for students in grades nine to 12.

The essays will be judged based on composition, originality, grammar, punctuation and spelling.

The first and second-place winners in each age group will be awarded $250 and $125, respectively.  

The essay, which are due April 1, may be emailed to essay@nationalflagday.com or mailed to National Flag Day Observance 2019, P.O. Box 55, Waubeka 53021.

A cover sheet that includes the contestant’s name, grade, name of school, home address, and phone number should be included. The winners will be notified by phone.

For more information, call Pam Schlenvogt at (414) 333-8778 or Jack Janik at 692-9111 or visit the Flag Day Foundation website at www.nationalflagday.com.



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