An essay contest for undergraduates is sponsored by the uk scripps howard first amendment center, the office of the president and the provost’s division of student and academic life the essays are blind‐judged by former uk journalism students who are lawyers, uk professors and media law professors at other universities. Teachers are encouraged by freedom of information oklahoma to invite their students to enter the 2018 zach taylor first amendment essay contest three students will win cash prizes, courtesy of. Legal essay contest catalog the tc williams legal essay contest catalog is the web's largest collection of writing competitions for law students essay contents provide students with opportunities to display the exceptional legal research, analysis, and composition skills honed here at the university of richmond school of law. Essays will be judged on research and understanding of voting and the first amendment, idea development, organization, language, and correctness (see rubric) 6 students must submit their essays with the prescribed entry form.
Constitution day 2017 - first amendment essay contest, cash prizes to top 3 winners please encourage your students to submit an essay for constitution day 2017 the constitution day essay contest is open to all uk undergraduate students. The exchange club of the san ramon valley has an essay contest as part of its annual college scholarship program the main theme of the essay is always the us constitution, and this year the specific focus is the first amendment. Civics essay contest enter the contest the fba is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 civics essay and video contest the first place essay winner is delaney patterson of waxhaw, nc, and the first place video winner is alessia fontecchio of pittsburgh, penn ratified on july 9, 1868, the 14th amendment to the constitution.
Essay and art contest on the first amendment students in grades 76 through 11 at the date of submitting their entry are invited to participate first place winners in each grade category will receive $5,000 second place winners will receive $1,000 additionally, the. The freedom of speech, enshrined in the first amendment to the constitution, is a foundational american right nowhere is that right more important than on our college campuses, where the free flow of ideas and the clash of opposing views advance knowledge and promote human progress. Clarion launches first amendment essay contest by clarion project monday, april 16, 2018 since the election of president trump, the national conversation about islam, integration, terrorism and anti-muslim bigotry has reached a fever pitch. 2018 high school essay contest the anne arundel county bar foundation invites all high school students in anne arundel county to enter its annual high school essay contest the contest is open to all public or private high school students in grades 9-12, and home-schooled students at corresponding grade levels. 2018 religious liberty essay scholarship contest student registration form entries must be postmarked by march 9, 2018 and in response to this year’s topic about public school calendars and religious holidays.
The anti-defamation league (adl) and greenberg traurig, llp, in partnership with nie chicago tribune announce the 2017 student essay and art contest on the first amendment. First and foremost, the first amendment to constitution strengthens the moral of our governments, providing a free environment for all kinds of people and cultures. The essay contest deadline is oct 24 students pick one of the freedoms guaranteed in the first amendment to the us constitution to write an essay about that freedom’s importance to our daily. Essay contest 2010 thank you to everyone who submitted essays for the first amendment week essay contest the judges for the essay contest were will creeley, director of legal and public advocacy, foundation for individual rights in education david greene, executive director, the first amendment project. For this year’s essay, young writers are asked to select one of the freedoms guaranteed in the first amendment (speech, press, religion, assembly, or government petition) and write about its importance to our way of life.
The essay contest for undergraduates was sponsored by the uk scripps howard first amendment center, the office of the president and the provost’s division of student and academic life the essays were blind‐judged by former uk journalism students, who are now lawyers, uk professors and media law professors at other universities. Constitution day 2016 essay contest this essay contest is sponsored by the university of kentucky office of the president, the division of student and academic life in the provost's office, and the uk scripps howard first amendment center. The first amendment 1st essay if the freedom of speech wasn’t guaranteed in america then everyday life would definitely change for the worse i can petition the government by writing to any politician about laws or policies that should be changed. Our first amendment essay winner – a great read our first amendment essay winner – a great read june 8, 2018 thank you for all who participated in our first amendment essay contest we appreciate all your efforts we had to pick a winner and the winner is naomi bernholt naomi was homeschooled and graduated in 2017. The anti-defamation league announces the 2014 first amendment art and essay contest students in grades 7-11 are invited to participate students are invited to write an essay or create a work of art that best addresses the following.
Fire will award a total of $20,000 in college scholarship funds to the winners of the contest, including a $10,000 first prize the return of fire’s essay contest could not be more timely, as free speech in higher education has become an increasingly urgent and contentious national issue. This year’s essay topic deals with the first amendment to the us constitution, a timely subject with the recent demonstrations in oakland and elsewhere and the massacre in france at the. For the essay, pick one of the freedoms guaranteed in the first amendment (speech, press, religion, assembly, or government petition) and write about its importance to our way of life students are encouraged to do factual research on the topic, but to write creatively and personally, rather than write a report.
2017 first amendment freedoms art & essay contest winners by adl midwest updated about 8 months ago congratulations to all of the students, teachers and schools who helped make our 2017 first amendment freedoms art & essay contest such a success. Do so by entering our first amendment essay contest essays should focus on the importance of the first amendment to all americans, to freedom of speech and particularly, freedom of the press for student publications. This year, tribune columnist clarence page and editorial page editor bruce dold were among the judges for the first amendment essay contest featured as part of the dinner.