Three Amazing Opportunities!

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Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

The  Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are an outstanding opportunity to submit your work for publication and recognition! Got something you’ve written? Submit it!

This year’s program opened just today! Take a look at the information on the website and talk with me about submitting.

More information about our local chapter and its contest can be found at Still Waters Collective.

I highly encourage everyone to submit their work!


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We the Students Essay Contest – Bill of Rights Institute

The Bill of Rights Institute’s We the Students essay contest offers $20,000 in prizes!

Respond to the prompt: Does peaceful resistance to laws positively or negatively impact a free society?


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VFW Patriot’s Pen Essay Writing Contest

Each year more than 132,000 students in grades 6-8 enter the VFW’s Patriot’s Pen youth essay contest. The first-place winner from each state competes for national awards totaling $54,500, with each first-place state winner receiving a minimum of $500 at the national level. The national first-place winner wins $5,000 and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C.

THE 2016-17 THEME IS: THE AMERICA I BELIEVE IN