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Home of Heroes Essay Contest

Age Group: Grades 4-12
Deadline: Feb. 26, 2021
Award Ceremony:
April 14
Entry Form
Winner Book

“When was our nation’s highest military honor for valor, the Medal of Honor created? How has it changed over the years and what is its significance to Pueblo and Colorado?”

The Pueblo Home of Heroes Association invites students in grades 4-12 to enter an essay contest
answering the above-mentioned topic.

Contest Rules
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 on top, left-hand corner.
All entries must be typed.

Pueblo Home of the Heroes Association Judging Committee will award first, second, and third place in each category, 4-5 grade, 6-8 grade and 9-12 grade. All participants will receive a certificate of participation.

Prizes (in each category)
1st Place $100
2nd Place $75
3rd Place $50

Awards ceremony
Winners will be honored at an awards ceremony at the Rawlings Library in the Ryals room - 4th floor.
Auxiliary aides and interpreter services are available, with a one-week notice,
to individuals with disabilities by calling 553- 0227.

Entry Submission
Entries may be submitted to any Pueblo library location. Mail or deliver to Rawlings Library, 100 E. Abriendo Ave., Pueblo, CO 81004 Attn: Community Relations.

Please call Paulette Stuart at 544-2435 or email for more information.