Details Of: ||DAR - Christopher Columbus Essay Contest |
|Date: ||10/20/2017 (All Day)|
|Calendar: ||Student Opportunities (General)|
Christopher Columbus Essay Contest
The DAR sponsors this contest with the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) in honor of Christopher Columbus. Each academic year, an essay topic is chosen and contest instructions are made available to students.
The contest is open to students in grades 9-12.
Essays are judged for historical accuracy, adherence to topic, organization of materials, interest, originality, spelling, grammar, punctuation and neatness.
One winning essay from each participating chapter is submitted for judging on the state level. Each state winner is judged on the divisional level and the divisional winners move on to the national level, where the winner is announced. The national winner is invited to read their winning essay at the National Columbus Day celebration in Washington, D.C. For additional contest information or guidelines, please contactáMr. Kubota in the Guidance Office.
Essay packet with prompt and other information available here.