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Essay Contest

Essay Contest

 

2019 Save Texas History Essay Contest

What History in your Community is Worth Saving?

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About the Contest:

The Save Texas History Essay Contest encourages 4th and 7th grade students to answer an important question: "What history in your community is worth saving?"
Who: 4th & 7th Grade Students in public, private, and homeschool
What: Save Texas History Essay Contest. Answer the question, ""What history in your community is worth saving?"
When: Contest Starts September 16. Entries must be postmarked by December 6, 2019. Winners will be announced by December 13, 2019.
Where: Across Texas and in YOUR community.
Why: Teach students about the importance of Texas history across the state, and in their own community.


Prizes:

The grand prizes for the winning 4th and 7th grade essays are $500.  The five finalists in each grade will receive $100 gift cards. All winners and finalists will also receive Save Texas History backpacks, a reproduction of a historic map, Texas flags that have flown over the state capitol and a Letter of Appreciation signed by Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush. 


Sponsors:

  • Bob Eskridge of Just in Time Staffing
  • Chris Cantu of Edward Jones
  • The Moses Austin Chapter of the Sons of the Republic of Texas,
  • The Downtown Rotary Club of Austin.

We sincerely appreciate their stepping up to make this contest meaningful for Texas history students across the state.