The Westminster chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution announced the Knight Essay Contest, which is open to all freshmen, sophomores, juniors or seniors who are United States citizens or legal aliens in the contest year who attend public or private high schools or accredited home schools. The contest is for an original researched and proven topic written in English that must deal with an event, person, philosophy, or ideal associated with American Revolution, Declaration of Independence, or framing of United States Constitution.
All submissions come to the Westminster Chapter for judging, with a deadline of Dec. 31. The chapter's winner will be judged at the state level and the state winner will be in the national competition. The state winner earns $250, with second place of $150 and third place of $100. The national winner earns $5,000, with second place of $2,500 and third place of $1,000. For more information, contact Chapter President Jim Engler at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit sar.org/education/youth-contests-awards.