Spirit of Prudential Community Awards Program: Have you made a difference lately? You may apply for the 2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. Any student who has participated in community service activities is encouraged to fill out an application at http://spirit.prudential.com or www.nassp.org/spirit. Applications must be submitted by November 8. You can become eligible to win an unrestricted award of $1000 or more and/or an all-expense paid trip to Washington D.C.
Put your artistic talents to good use and enter the KEEP IT CLEAN KANSAS Calendar Contest sponsored by the Kansas Dept. of Health and Environment. Open eligibility to all 7th through 12th grade students. See the school art teacher for more information. The deadline for submissions is September 30, 2016.
“My Responsibility to America” This essay contest is open to all 9-11th grade students and is sponsored by the Atchison VFW post. See Ms. Hawk or a HS Social Studies teacher for an application. This premier scholarship program allows students to compete by writing and recording an audio essay on an annual patriotic theme. Entry deadline is November 1, 2016.
“The America I Believe In” This essay contest is open to all 6-8th grade students and is sponsored by the Atchison VFW post. See Ms. Hawk or Mrs. Hughes for an application. This youth essay competition gives students an opportunity to write an essay and express views on an annual patriotic theme. Entry Deadline is November 1, 2016.