Members from the illiopolis american legion post 508 visited the svwe 5th grade on wednesday, may 4th each year the legion holds a what the flag means to me essay contest the top three essay authors will receive gift cards the winner of the contest will also get to read their essay at the. These are the local winners of the american legion of iowa 2017-18 fifth grade flag essay contest in the front rowl from left are claire wubbena, first place eden levetzow, second place and joseph mccleary, third place. The winner of the local american legion fifth grade flag essay contest is kaitlyn sellon kaitlyn is the daughter of dustin and sarah sellon of ely and a student at prairie creek elementary school kaitlyn wrote an essay about the united states flag that was very original and thought provoking. American legion student essay winners receive awards the essay subject was should the american flag be protected from desecration in the 2017 pennsylvania american legion 82nd annual essay contest. Family support the american legion auxiliary supports military families by easing the burden of the cost of their children's education through various scholarship learn more about flag etiquette from the american legion including the auxiliary-sponsored americanism essay contest. The fundamental value of the american legion auxiliary is showing respect for our country and our nation's flag the auxiliary creates opportunities for americans to do both americanism and the americanism essay contest.
Each year the american legion host an essay writing contest for all fifth grade students this contest is designed to promote a better understanding of how the flag is to. Legionnaires present awards to flag essay finalists selected from among 12 finalists for the american legion of iowa's fifth grade flag essay contest the annual contest challenges elementary students to learn more about the united states flag and flag etiquette. Three fifth grade students were recognized yesterday for writing the winning essays in the american legion post 89's flag essay contest. American legion post 89 in pella recognized 5th graders in pella for participating in the annual flag essay contest three winners were chosen: 3rd place - kelsey tauke, 2nd place - jj spratt, and 1st place - jocelyn lunsford, all of jefferson intermediate school american legion post 89. Flag promotion and each participating post will judge and mail their winning essay to the district americanism chairman or middle school essay contest chairman each middle school language arts/english/civics department which sends a winning essay to you receives an american legion.
The subject and title of the 2017 american legion auxiliary americanism essay contest is what the american flag means to me. American legion auxiliary department of california 2017-2018 unit essay contest # received did unit present american flags to people or businesses # flags did unit promote flying the american flag daily did unit promote patriotism in schools. The lake mills american legion recently selected three winners in the american legion of iowa flag essay contest (above left) claire levine (center), emma taft (left) and kaylee taft (right. The auxiliary advocates for a constitutional amendment to protect the flag americanism essay contest: the member must be in good standing with the american legion auxiliary whose dues are current and who have maintained membership for three consecutive years. The fundamental value of the american legion auxiliary is showing respect for our country and our nation's flag and the americanism essay contest which is conducted in local school systems. Americanism 2012-2013 american legion auxiliary plan of action purpose: to promote patriotism and responsible citizenship 1 promote the ala's value of americanism through community education about flag etiquette americanism essay contest.
American legion auxiliary department of california,auxiliary,auxiliary sponsor debaters and essay contests present flags to schools the americanism program of the american legion embraces a multiplicity of activities. The department of pennsylvania american legion essay contest, please call (717) 730-9100 or visit wwwpa-legioncom the american legion essay committee chairman: tom shumaker po box 176 should the american flag be protected.
Flag education flag essay contest [email protected] establishment of policy on october 7, 2012, the american legion of iowa americanism commission met in regular session and established policy concerning all programs and events associated and/or partnered, involving. Although created by the ohio american legion, the americanism and government test program is a joint venture and partnership the essay topic is selected/written each year by members of the department americanism scout representatives place american legion flags at the headstones of over. American legion post 89 has just completed its annual fifth grade flag essay contest this is a contest to teach 5th grade students about the history, the meaning of the. Department of iowa americanism americanism sue schlitter 127 13 (mn gov ventura) and we, as american legion auxiliary members, know that our programs and activities keep this great country the american legion auxiliary sponsors an americanism essay contest for students in grades.
The legion post facebook page is at pages/american-legion-post-298-marion-iowa/ 156988394322505 auxiliary web site: https: conducted competition for american legion oratorical contest conducted 5th grade flag essay contest awarded 2. Arrangements for contests leading up to the department finals shall be the responsibility of each american legion department for competition prior to the department finals, the contest rules and regulations are not mandatory they are offered as guidelines however, all department finals. The american legion was chartered and incorporated by congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness.