Announcing the Elks 2017-2018 Americanism Essay Contest. The theme of the contests is "Why Our Veterans Are America's Heroes." This contest is open to all students enrolled in the fifth, sixth, seventh, and eight grades. The essay is not to exceed 300 words. Please include the student's name, email address, contact phone number, school, and grade on the cover page. The contest ends December 16, 2017. Top six finishers awarded the one ounce U. S. Silver Eagle. You must submit your essay to Summit Elks Lodge, 40 Maple Street, Summit, NJ 07901 or email essay to Bob Peacock at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Good luck to all contestants.
Robert J. Peacock, Chairman
Summit Elks Lodge 1246 Americanism Chairman