The annual Constitution Essay Competition, sponsored by local attorney Larry Kabrovsky, is always open and accepting applications from middle and high school students and adults (there is especially a need for more entries for high school students and adults).
The competition deadline is April 29.
This year’s essay contest is about Amendment I to the Constitution
“Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of a religion or prohibiting the free exercise; or restricting freedom of speech or of the press; or the right of the people to assemble peacefully and seek redress from the government for their grievances.
The contest focuses on a specific part of Amendment I – What does “the right of people to peacefully assemble” mean to you and its importance to American society?
- Judges will look for a well-written, focused essay that is logical, clear, and eloquent, and stays relentlessly to the point.
- Please proofread carefully as spelling and grammar are also important.
- Read all instructions carefully before submitting an essay online.
- Essays should be double-spaced in Times New Roman 12 point font.
- Middle school students should not write more than 300 words.
- Essays for high school students and adults should not exceed 500 words.
- The teacher with the most students in their class participating in the contest will receive $250.
- The best essay in each of the three age categories will receive a cash prize: middle school winner – $250, high school winner – $250, adult winner – $500
To view the prompt and submit an essay, to visit www.moultrienews.com/constitution-essay.