Fleet Reserve Association 
Mt. Rainier Branch 104

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FRA's 2017-2018 Americanism Essay 


Americanism Essay Contest For Grades 7–12


The essay contest's grand national prize is $5,000 with additional prizes of $2,500 for first place, $1,500 for second place, and $1,000 for third place in grades seven through twelve. Each winner will receive an attractive plaque citing his or her achievement. Every entrant judged at the national level receives a certificate of recognition. Additional prizes may be awarded to students winning at local branch and regional levels of competition.  


We are pleased to announce this years theme "What Patriotism Means to Me."  

Any student (including Home Schooled), grades seven through twelve, may enter the contest. The contest is not restricted to children of the FRA or its Auxiliary. However, each entrant must be sponsored by an FRA member in good standing or a current chartered branch. 

Students need to submit their essays by December 1, 2017.   Local contact for Mt. Rainier Branch 104 is 253-318-0205.