Essay contest open to students

ARLINGTON, VA. - High school students and their teachers are invited to compete for nearly $115,000 in prize money by participating in the Bill of Rights Institute's fifth annual Being an American Essay Contest.Students are asked to share their thoughts on American citizenship by answering the following question: "What civic value do you believe is most essential to being an American?" The top three student winners and their teachers from the nine geographical regions will receive cash prizes up to $5,000. They will also receive an all-expenses paid trip to the nation's capital. For complete contest rules, visit

********** Published: September 16, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 22