American Legion Auxiliary Unit #263 announces annual Americanism Essay Contest

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[January 13, 2021]   The American Legion Auxiliary of Lincoln supports Americanism and Patriotism and is sponsoring an Americanism Essay Contest to help instill in our students the ideals of Americanism, Patriotism and Good Citizenship.

The topic for the essay is ”How to Promote Old-Fashioned Patriotism While Recognizing Where We Have Fallen Short”. The contest is open to all students in the 7th through 12th grades in the local Lincoln schools, and those home-schooled.

Area grade schools and the high school guidance department have been given the information for the contest. Information can also be obtained by calling Diane Farmer, Americanism Chairman, at 217-871-1179.

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Essays must be received by February 5, 2021. They can be turned into the students’ school or mailed to:

Diane Farmer
1209 700th Avenue
Lincoln, IL 62656

[Diane Farmer]


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