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Home of Heroes Essay Contest

Age Group: Grades 4-12
Deadline: Feb. 25, 2022
Award Ceremony:
April 6, 2022
Entry Form
Winner Book

Topic:   Veterans Day is celebrated on November 11. What is the significance of that date and why do you think we should honor veterans?

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 on Wednesday, April 6 at 7 p.m. at the Pueblo Convention Center (320 Main St. Pueblo, CO 81003).

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.