Information on the contest will be found on the gl web site and in the 2012-2013 supplement to the americanism manual shortly after the grand lodge convention in austin, texas, in july. The americanism page is devoted to the promotion of our country and its founders, flag, history, heritage, people, military and veterans whose service continues to provide us our freedom to choose how we pursue our happiness you may access essay forms by hovering your mouse over the americanism forms page, then click on the essay you'd like to. 18-may-2013 evans elementary school students participated in the elks lodge 57 americanism committee essay contest by writing responses to the question what does the national anthem mean to me division 1 (fifth/sixth grade) first, second and third place were all students from evans. February 2013 vol 69 no 11 aloha elks of lodge 616, student americanism essay contest we have some true americans out there.
Each year the enf provides more than $374 million in college scholarships to graduating seniors other youth-oriented activities sponsored by the elks include soccer shoot, the yearly americanism essay contest and more. An americanism committee patch is being planned, as well as a pin, which will be sold as an americanism state fundraiserthe title for the 2015-2016 americanism essay contest is: what i can do to promote americanism and love of countrythe deadline for local lodge submissions is december 18th, 2015. The florida state elks association, inc is a non-profit corporation founded in 1904 it is a voluntary association of elks lodges and all florida lodges are eligible for membership americanism essay.
Contact your nearest elks lodge for information regarding your local flag day ceremonies, that are mandated by our grand lodge laws these ceremonies will honor our nation's flag and all it represents. 2017-2018 americanism essay contest committee report why our veterans are america's heroes the san mateo elks lodge just concluded one of its most successful elementary school americanism essay contest in recent memory. Americanism essay contest a program of the elks' grand lodge fraternal committee, this contest is geared towards students in 5th through 8th grades to promote patriotism among young people. Usa 2013-2014 americanism essay contest essay theme: w7,at does veterans day mean to me 1 elicible participants must be a student enrolled in the fifth, sixth, seventh or eiahth grade during.
23, 2014 americanism and mar 23, judging the winners receive their elks americanism essay contests come to may 17, was celebrated our essay contest 2015/2016 americanism chairman doris lingelbaugh, mo, mar 20 the topic is sponsored by. Grand lodge guidelines for state americanism essay contest 2012 - 2013 i am pleased to announce that the grand lodge fraternal committee is recommending the. Winning essays: 2013 americanism essay contest what the national anthem means to me - division i winner this year's winning essay for division i (5th/6th) is from riley b of bemidji lodge #1052.
The program includes flag drawing, poster and essay contests that are grade specific and age appropriate lucas is a proud, young american, and winner of amvets' recent americanism poster contest who is eligible. Americanism essay contest hoop shoot washington state elks association vocational grant no events powered by events manager. St augustine elks lodge #829 americanism essay contest winners calendar « october 2018 .
Who are the elks elks are community no matter where you go in the country, an elks lodge is right around the corner with more than 850,000 members and 2,000 lodges nationwide, elks are providing charitable services that help build stronger communities. Americanism essay winner mankato lodge recognized huda n as the winner of the 2017-2018 americanism essay contest for category ii (7th/8th graders) pictured are: dave norris, mankato lodge er, huda nuh, essay contest winner and brad borresen, mankato lodge treasurer.
The students were finalists in the americanism essay contest held by the sc state elks association essays were collected from each lodge and the top 3 for 5th-6th grades and 7th-8th grades were sent to the state association. James along with over 200 other local students entered the elks lodge americanism essay contest and explained what it means to them james wrote an essay entitled what veterans day means to me his along with 3 others were submitted to the state wide competition where james essay won. Essay must be submitted for judging to the elks lodge administering the contest at his or her school or, if unknown, to lodge nearest to home address of entrant 5. Posted november 20, 2012 january 6, 2013 stewart this year's americanism essay contest will be based on the theme what does the national anthem mean to me it is a simple essay of 250 words or less that is open to any child in grades 5-8.