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I've always been a big John Wayne fan. I’ve watched all his movies (his westerns are the best), many more than once. He personified American values and patriotic pride. In this patriotic essay, John Wayne recites a beautiful poetic piece written by another actor, and poet, John Mitchum. John Mitchum is the younger brother of Robert Mitchum. In his youth, with his brother, Robert, he traveled across America as a hobo and these adventures may be where his inspiration for this piece came from. You may better remember John Mitchum as Clint Eastwood's sidekick Detective DeGeorgio in the Dirty Harry film series, and again in The Outlaw Josey Wales. He co-starred with John Wayne in Chisum and El Dorado, and I believe he was also in the TV series F-Troop.


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DAR honors Charter Middle School patriotic essay winners

Wyatt’s application, four generation ancestor chart and his patriotic essay were sent to National SAR headquarters in Louisville, Kentucky to compete with other state winners for an $8,000 scholarship. $4,000 and $2,000 runner-up scholarships were also chosen.

Patriots Pen Essay Writing Contest | VFW

Wyatt S. Hahn of the Northern Star Council Boy Scouts of America is the Minnesota winner of the SAR’s Eagle Scout Scholarship and Awards Program. Wyatt, seen here receiving his certificate and medal from the Eagle Scout Scholarship and Awards Chairman, John Sassaman and his assistant, Stuart Markham, was honored at the annual Washington Day Luncheon held at Jax Cafe. His father and mother were also in attendance. Wyatt read his patriotic essay about the Battle of Point Pleasant which is presented below.

• Two 8th Graders won 1st and 3rd in the Knights of Columbus Patriotic Essay Contest
Each year, Lions District 22W sponsors a Patriotic Essay Contest in which the public is invited to submit essays expressing their views on different aspects of Patriotism. There are contest categories for elementary school students, middle school students, high school students (the contest is also open to home-schooled students in each of these categories), adults, and members of Lions or Lioness Clubs. Each club can sponsor contests in each category, and the winner of each is forwarded to the District 22W level for final judging. The District Winner in each category receives a , and will be invited to read their essay before a meeting of the District 22W Cabinet. That was the opening paragraph in a New York teen’s winning essay on “What it means to be American”. Sponsored by the Department of Home Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement division, the patriotic essay contest drew contestants from all throughout Queens, Brooklyn, and the Bronx.Msgr. Cramers Assembly of the Knights of Columbus conducts an annual Patriotic Essay contest at all schools in the Lake Charles Diocese. The winner is presented an award at the annual Assembly Awards Banquet. Louisiana was the year 200 winner. Congratulations, we allappreciate your view on Patriotism. For 11 years, the Tulare Masons Lodge has organized the patriotism essay writing competition, open to all Tulare fifth graders. In organizing the contest, the masons promote local schools' standards.
Students from Tulare's newest school were selected as the winners in the 2014 Patriotism Essay Contest organized by...

patriotic essay - Strain-Japan School District

Students from Tulare's newest school were selected as the winners in the 2014 Patriotism Essay Contest organized by the Olive Branch Lodge No. 269.

New York teenager’s award-winning patriotic essay wins her free trip in Home Security Administration’s “Why I love America” essay contest.

Patriotism essay contest winners - Visalia/Tulare, CA

Please enjoy this final set of winning essays from the South Windsor Patriotic Commission's patriotic essay contest. These are the third-place winners in each grade category:

Terra Rubra Lions Club - Patriotic Essay Contest

SOS - Patriotic Essay Contest Winners Announced

In 2013 as part of the dedication of the “Your American Heritage Monument” it was decided to sponsor a High School Patriotic Essay contest, on a trial basis at Atascadero High School. If successful, in 2014 the contest would be expanded to include each High School in the County. It was—and we are.