The purpose of the dar's american history committee is to promote american history throughout the year by honoring significant historical people, places, dates, and events in various essay contests the american history essay contest is an annual contest for 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th graders in public school.
The dar american history essay contest was established to encourage young people to think creatively about our nation’s great history and to learn about history in a new light 2017-2018 american history essay contest title and topic announced. Michael von driska, essay contest winner, with his parents paul and beth von driska web hyperlinks to non-dar sites are not the responsibility of the nsdar, the state organizations, or individual dar chapters.
“world war i: remembering the war to end all wars” was the topic for the 2017-2018 dar american history essay contest shenandoah valley chapter national s. The dar american history essay contest winners, from left, are ava nadeau, parker reynolds and georgiana davidson, who placed first in their grade and teddy wagner and ethan barrett, who placed second in their grade. The rebecca emery chapter of the daughters of the american revolution recently hosted the winners of the 2013 dar history contests at their recent chapter meeting at the atria in kennebunk regent.
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. The dar scholarship application form financial need form scholarship faqs email completed dar scholarship committee application forms to the email address listed under each scholarship important: scholarship applications must be emailed by february 15, at 12 midnight (est.
Submitted photothomasville chapter nsdar present american history essay contest winners with medal and certificate are, front row, left to right, carriyona williams, tylin rachelle laing, delaney dyksterhouse, william cole sullivan back row, thomasville chapter nsdar treasurer camille davis, regent deb phillips and first vice regent shelba sellers.