The American Legion Post 175, Inc.

The American Legion Post 175

Middle School Essay Contest

2021-2022

“I LIKE LIVING IN AMERICA BECAUSE...”

Open to all accredited Middle School Students at participating schools, Public, Private, or Parochial within the sponsoring jurisdiction of established American Legion Posts in the Department of Virginia. Home schooled children are eligible to compete provided the Division Superintendent, his/her assistant or other designated person of the public school system certify on the attached Declaration Form, the students grade level and their adherence to contest rules. It shall be the responsibility of the home schooler’s parents to contact the sponsoring American Legion Post and have the certifications completed.

Hanover County, Virginia Middle Schools have been 'paired' with an American Legion Post as follows:

Bell Creek and Oak Knoll Middle Schools: Send submission to - The American Legion Post 175, Mechanicsville, VA

Private schools, Parochial schools and home-schooled students east of Interstate 95 (I-95), send submissions to Post 175.

Chickahominy and Liberty Middle Schools: Send submission to - The American Legion Post 90, Beaverdam, VA

Private schools, Parochial schools and home-schooled students west of Interstate 95 (I-95), send submissions to Post 90.

Please do not forget to include your Declaration Form with your submission.

The Post 175 POC is: Mr. Robert (Bob) White, Chair of our Americanism Committee. His e-mail is: stingray220@msn.com

Links of Interest:

Department of Virginia Essay Contest Home Page

Middle School Essay Contest Information (Printable)

Declaration Form (Accompanies Submission)