We the Students Essay Contest

We the Students is an annual essay contest sponsored by the Bill of Rights Institute. Students in grades 8-12 (ages 14-19) are eligible to participate. Student prizes are awarded to 1st Place ($5,000 and a scholarship to Constitutional Academy), Runners Up (six prizes at $1,250 each), and Honorable Mentions (eight prizes at $500 each).

Essays must be 500-800 words and address the prompt – “What are essential qualities of a citizen in your community in 21st century America?”

If We the Students sounds interesting to you, come to Ms. Andersen’s classroom (319) on Wednesday, September 26th at 2:30 p.m. to learn more!

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