However, these romanticized principles are also related to a myriad of environmental problems including increased use of fossil fuels for longer commutes, urban heat island effect, loss of wildlife habitat, and disruptions in the water cycle caused by the spread of impermeable surfaces.
The Knights of Columbus Essay Contest is open to all Catholic students — in public, private or parochial schools — in grades 8,9,10,11 and 12 during the current school year. Councils, assemblies and circles contact schools to secure cooperation.
At this time the date, place and means of recognizing winners should be determined. Essays should be submitted to judges by October Judges review essays for council level. Essays due to the Supreme Council for international judging by April Jurisdiction winners should be recognized at the state convention or another jurisdiction event.
Essays must be between and words long. All entries become the property of the Knights of Columbus and will not be returned. Judging Judges will be selected by the sponsoring Knights of Columbus council, assembly or circle. Essays will be judged on a point scoring system: Overall impression — How well does the essay describe the role of a Catholic citizen in a free society?
Content — How clearly is the theme presented? Style — Does the essay show creativity, imagination and development of the topic in a compelling style? The official responsible for the contest is the grand knight of the sponsoring council, or faithful navigator of the sponsoring assembly.
Additional certificates are available from the Supreme Council office free of charge. It is also recommended that a special certificate or plaque be given to the school of the champion of each division.
The school could then place the award in its trophy case or otherwise display it in the school. Brother Gene is a Knight of years and recently has been suffering from significant hearing loss.
Please pray for peace, comfort and healing for Brother Gene and also keep Pat and Jim Caffrey and the entire Caffrey and Wilson family in your prayers as well. Eternal rest grant onto her O Lord; and let perpetual light shine upon her. May her soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.FLESH OUT THOSE BONES And Uncover the Pulsing Heart of Your Story This one-day luncheon seminar with Page Lambert is designed to help you find the spine of your work-in-progress and to flesh out its heart and soul.
Indiana, Colorado students win NCSC’s Civics Education Essay Contest Williamsburg, Va., April 23, – Two students from Indiana and one from Colorado won first place in the National Center for State Courts’ (NCSC) Civics Education Essay Contest, which is divided into three categories: elementary, middle, and high school.
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Jul 31, · Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay Contest. 1st Prize $ | 2nd Prize $ | 3rd Prize $ Our Topic for Frederick Douglass, Stephen Douglas, and Abraham Lincoln marks the th anniversary of the famous debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas.
ESSAY SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED. Each year, NPG offers a variety of Scholarship Contests for students across the country. Contestants are invited to answer a population-related challenge, with their own experience and insight guiding their ideas for a solution.
The Alert Scholarship. You can help others become more alert by speaking out against the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse.
All eligible high school seniors (see requirements below) may enter the Alert college scholarship essay contest. With each edition of Alert magazine, Golden West Publications awards a $ college scholarship to the writer of the best drug and/or alcohol abuse-related.