16 thru 18
$500- first place
(these are not written in stone, but varying greatly from them might reduce your chances of success)
16 through 18
12 through 15
$500 first place
$250 second place
Copies of the winning essays will be presented to the Indiana Governor and State Legislature to read.
Essay composition suggestions: (these are not written in stone, but varying greatly from them might reduce your chances of success)
Include footnotes for sources and quotes. (not included in word count)
Essays must be postmarked by August 1, 2016.
Judging will be completed by September 1, 2016.
Only winners and honorable mentions will be notified. A list of the winners will be available after September 15, 2016 at www.libertyliveshere.org.
Your essay will not be returned to you, so make a personal copy before you send it to us.
Honorable mentions might also be shared (without exposure of your personal information) as examples of our youths Constitutional knowledge.
We invite you to accept the challenge and examine our Constitution and the intent of our Founders with regard to education.
Be sure to give us your age and contact information.
Send your entries to: Essay Contest; P.O. Box 472; Lebanon, IN 46052