Royle School fifth grader Alexa Becket Hearle won the annual American History essay contest held by the Good Wife’s River Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. This year’s subject was “Young America Takes a Stand: The War of 1812.”

American History Essay Contest 2016 - August, 2016

Joseph Tarrant, 11, of Brazil was the local winner of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) American History Essay contest. The contest was sponsored by the Eliza Rizley Stacy Chapter of the DAR, named for the first baby to be born in Clay County.

California DAR Awards American History Essay Contest

The Nancy McKay Harsh Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) is again sponsoring the DAR annual American History essay contest.

Jake Crandall, Bailey Glass, Trisha Ravish and Benjamin Tang, all from Weathersfield Elementary School, were given recognition certificates, an American flag and flag pin, and a copy of the U.S. Constitution for taking part in the American History essay contest.

he American History Essay Contest was established to encourage young people to think creatively about our nation's great history and learn about history in a new light.

This contest is open to students in public, private, and parochial schools, and registered home-study programs. Students in grades five through eight are encouraged to participate. Each year, a selected topic for use during the academic year is announced, and contest instructions are published online and sent to schools by participating DAR chapters. Essays are judged for historical accuracy, adherence to the topic, organization of materials, interest, originality, spelling, grammar, punctuation, and neatness.PIPER CITY — An essay written by Logan Vieira, a seventh-grader at Tri-Point Junior High School, has advanced to the state level of the annual American history essay contest sponsored by the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR).