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Friday, August 20, 2010

Chipola Chapter, NSDAR Sponsors Essay Contest

All students in grades five through eight are invited to enter the American History Essay Contest sponsored each year by the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.  The topic for this year is “Memoirs of Paul Revere.”  In celebration of the 275th anniversary of the birth of Paul Revere you are to pretend you are Paul Revere writing your memoirs.  Be sure to relate the various accomplishments for which you wish to be remembered in the annals of American history.  Fifth graders are to write between 300 and 600 words while students in grades six, seven, and eight must write between 600 and 1,000 words.  All entries must include a bibliography.  Essays are due November 19, 2010.  Please contact Chipola Chapter American History Chairman Mary Robbins at or 209-4066 for specific guidelines if you wish to enter.  At a ceremony in December Chipola Chapter will present checks, medals, and certificates to the winners at each grade level. 

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