Home of Heroes Essay Contest

Age Group: All
Deadline:Feb. 14, 2014
Awards Ceremony:Mar. 19, 2014
2013 Winner Book
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What do you believe are the ideals embodied in the Medal of Honor?

The Medal of Honor is the U.S. military’s highest award for heroism above and beyond the call of duty.

The Pueblo Home of Heroes Association invites students in grades 4-12 to enter an essay contest answering the following question: What do you believe are the ideals embodied in the Medal of Honor? Entries will be judged in the following categories: 4-5 grade, middle school and high school.

Each entry must comply with these guidelines:

Subject: What do you believe are the ideals embodied in the Medal of Honor?

Length:

• 300-500 words for grades 4-5

• 400-700 words for grades 6-8

• 500-1,000 words for grades 9-12

Format: Provide 1 copy of entry with entry form stapled in top, left-hand corner.All entries must be typed.

For more information, please contact: Paulette Stuart at 719-544-2435 or email: jhmpstuart@comcast.net.

Judging: Judging will be done by the Pueblo Home of the Heroes Association Judging Committee.

First, second, and third places will be awarded in each category. All winners will receive a booklet of winning entries and a certificate of achievement. All participants will receive a certifi cate of participation.

Prizes: (In each category)

1st Place $100

2nd Place $75

3rd Place $50