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12th Grade

Ms. Madison Johnson

​Excel High School

1st Place Branch


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Americanism Essay Contest For Grades 7–12

FRA sponsors an annual essay contest to promote the spirit of Americanism and Patriotism among our country’s youth. FRA's Americanism Essay Contest is open to all students, grades 7 through 12, including those who are home schooled.  Students are invited to submit a 350-word essay through an FRA member or local FRA branch before the December 1st deadline.  Local winners are forwarded for competition at the regional level and regional winners compete for national prizes. 
The grand national winner will receive $5,000, with additional prizes for the top three essays in each grade category ($2,500 for first place, $1,500 for second place, and $1,000 for third place).  Each national winner will receive an attractive plaque citing his/her achievement, and every entrant judged at the national level receives a certificate of recognition. Additional prizes may be awarded to students winning at local and regional levels of competition.

Left-to-Right: PNC Paul Gunther, Eniola Sanni, Diya Jha, Madison Johnson and Branch President Keith Kaider. 

10th Grade

Ms. Eniola Sanni  

Winston Churchill High School

1st Place Branch

​2nd Place East Coast Region 

"2021-2022 Americanism & Patriotism Essay Contest"

11th Grade

Ms. Diya Jha

​Governor Thomas Johnson High School

​1st Place Branch