Jan 18

Lincoln Essay Competition

Hildene, the Lincoln Family Home in Manchester, VT, invites Vermont 8th graders to enter the annual Lincoln Essay Competition by responding to this prompt: Choose one issue that you think demonstrates how our nation either is or is not honoring the ideal that all people have the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Give three examples to support your position. Suggest one step that could either further strengthen our course or get our nation back on track and explain why this step would be effective.  

First place: $500; second place: $400; third place: $300; and up to four honorable mentions of $200 each.
Deadline: Feb. 26, 2021
Contest application: https://hildene.org/learning/lincoln_essay
Contact: Stephanie at [email protected]
Event Date: 
Friday, February 26, 2021
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