​​​Phone: 1.207.751.3513

Email:  fra.branch.182@gmail.com



Left-to-Right: PNC Paul Gunther, Brennan Lane, Diya Jha, Kumayl Bandukwalla and Branch President Randy Phillipp. 

11th Grade
Mr. Brennan Lane
​1st Place Branch

​3rd Place East Coast Region 

"2022-2023 Americanism & Patriotism Essay Contest"

8th Grade
Mr. Kumayl Bandukwalla
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 $1,500, with additional prizes for the top three essays in each grade category ($1,000 for first place, $750 for second place, and $500 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.

12th Grade
Ms. Diya Jha
1st Place Branch

 ​2nd Place East Coast Region