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American History Essay Contest

The Daughters of the American Revolution sponsor two student essay contests each year, one for grades 5-8 and one for grades 9-12.  The contest is open to all students in public, charter, private or homeschools.  One essay at each grade level can be selected as the chapter winner and forwarded to the state competition. For specific information about this year's topics, as well as entry forms and contact information, see below.

All entries must be the students original work

Questions:  Contact Karen Cox, American History Chair

5th - 8th Grade Essay 

Stars and Stripes Forever

Congratulation to Cecila Hathaway, the chapter winner at the 5th grade level.

Congratulations to Jack Hathaway, the chapter winner at the 8th grade level who went on to win at the State Level!

Information about the 2024-2025 Essay will be available here in the summer.  

Essay Entry Form

9th-12th Grade Essay 

American Patriot Essay Contest

Information on the 2024-2025 High School Essay contest will be available summer of 2024.  

Essay Entry Form Grades 9-12

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