Albany — two albany students have earned all-expense paid trips to washington, dc, thanks to winning the national society of the colonial dames of america essay contest. The national society of the colonial dames of america is a patriotic and historical society of american women organized in 1891, headquartered in washington, dc, and composed of forty-four state societies, including the district of columbia. Ella pilgrim, winner of the 2016 colonial day at the capitol literature contest, reads her essay in the house chamber feb 5, 2016 ella is a fifth-grader at fisher elementary school in moore. © the national society of the colonial dames of america in the state of north carolina.
Downers grove north high school sophomores abigail bowers and caitlin mcann were each winners of the national society of the colonial dames of america 2017 essay contest. A major project of nscda, this essay contest for high school students is held under the auspices of the washington workshops foundation, a private non-profit educational program in american government. In this same period, such organizations as the sons of the american revolution (sar), the colonial dames of america, the mary washington memorial society, preservation of the virginia antiquities, united daughters of the confederacy, and sons of confederate veterans were also founded ===american history essay contest==. County students win essay contest winners of the annual congressional essay contest, sponsored by the national society of the colonial dames of america are from left, molly hughes, alexis toufas, sam hedrick, kathleen lightfoot and lauren jackson.
Downers grove north high school sophomores abigail bowers and caitlin mccann were each winners of the national society of the colonial dames of america 2017 essay contest both students will represent the school and the state of illinois in june on an all-expense paid trip to washington dc, joining other students from across the us. The nscda-mi essay contest provides an opportunity for michigan students to visit washington, dc with the washington workshops foundation read more the national society of the colonial dames of america in the state of michigan. The colonial dames in st augustine sponsor the contest to encourage students to have an interest in learning about the men and women who played a role in the history of st johns county. Hi, i am at tenth grade student and just got an email from the national essay coordinators that i was one of two students from my state to be selected for the congressional seminar essay contest.
Nscda congressional seminar essay contest in partnership with washington workshops foundation each year the nscda-ca provides scholarships for students to visit our nation’s capital to learn about the important role citizens play in a democratic society. The national society of the colonial dames of america promotes appreciation for the people, places and events that led to the formation and development of our country we are an unincorporated association of 44 corporate societies with more than 15,000 members. Membership inquiries community engagement opportunities we also sponsor or host projects relating to patriotic services, such as a school essay contest the national society of the colonial dames of america in the commonwealth of pennsylvania membership is by invitation only and is managed at the state level it is based on lineage.
Colin cattell, a junior at palmyra high school, has won a full scholarship to attend the washington workshops congressional seminar in washington dc cattell earned the spot by submitting an essay for the national society of the colonial dames of america’s congressional essay contest. 2014 colonial heritage essay contest left to right: tommie mouser, anna lee, essay winner sophia taylor, shelley rardin in 2007, anna lee as chapter president, established the very first richard borden colonial dames colonial heritage contest for middle grade school students in the tyler area. To promote love of freedom and a love of the democratic way of life, the west virginia colonial dames sponsor a high school essay contest and a college scholarship they also welcome and educate new citizens in ceremonies at the robert c byrd courthouse in charleston, west virginia. The winners received cash prizes for their work submitted in the annual colonial dames’ american independence essay contest hannah james, a senior history and religion major from london, kentucky, won the first place prize of $600.
Scholarship : the national society of the colonial dames of america in the state of maryland, under the national patriotic service committee, provides an all-expense paid trip to our nation's capital for the washington workshops congressional seminar, attended by hundreds of students from across the country. She was the national alternate for the colonial dames of america essay contest and won a one week expense paid trip to the washington workshops foundation congressional seminar. Please use this list of scholarships to supplement your search for financial support at your schools if you have additional scholarships you feel should be added to the site, please email the information to our school to be added national society of colonial dames essay contest for congressional seminar. A while ago my principal took me aside and told me about this essay contest and how that it might be something intresting for me and how great it would be if i did.
Congressional essay contest the national society of the colonial dames of america (nscda) in cooperation with the washington workshops foundations is pleased to offer this amazing opportunity to high school juniors and seniors. The national society of the colonial dames of america in the state of tennessee congressional essay contest scholarship opportunities historic travellers rest house museum the nscda-tn portrait project davidson county cemetery survey tennessee fisher house soldiers’ angels. In addition to the congressional essay contest, american indian nurse scholarships, and higher education grants, the nscda also sponsors online resources, including patriot biographies and a comprehensive sampler survey national society of the colonial dames of america in the state of south carolina ©2018. The richard borden chapter, colonial dames xvii century is sponsoring the 2016-2017 colonial heritage essay contest for tyler area middle school students all students in grades six, seven and.