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Home of Heroes Essay Contest

Age Group: Grades 4-12
Deadline: Feb. 7, 2020
Award Ceremony:
March 18
Entry Form
Winner Book

What does patriotism mean to you, and what can you do, as a student, to be a patriot of the United States of America?

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.