Saturday February 8th, 2014
4200 Valley View Dr.
For more information contact: Jack Janik at 262-692-9111
The essay contest is open to all students grades 4-12.
Grades 4-5 must submit a minimum 150 word essay.
Grades 6-8 must submit a minimum 250 word essay.
Grades 9-12 must submit a minimum 500 word essay.
First prize is a $250.00 cash and award plaque; Second
prize a $125.00 cash and award plaque.
Both prizes will be awarded for each age bracket.
Please submit 3 blind copies of the essay, each with cover sheet including the contestants
name, grade, name of school, home address, and phone number.
ALL entries must be post marked by April 1, 2014 and sent to:
National Flag Day Observance 2014
PO Box 55
Waubeka, WI 53021
For more information contact:
Bob Rathsack at 262-692-2503
or Jack Janik at 262-692-9111
The National Flag Day Foundation wishes to thank each of the nearly 200 stuents
who submitted essays for this years contest. The response was greater than
ever, with entries recieved from all over the United States.
All of the essays were well done, making selection of only two per category
difficult. The students expressed very thought-provoking reflections on the
personal significance of the American Flag. All contestants are to be applauded
for their outstanding effort. Special thanks to all of the contestants and our
panel of judges.
Winners of the 2013 Essay Contest are:
1st place grades 4-5: Emma Haase, 5th grade, Seminole Florida
2nd place grades 4-5: Makayla G Smith, 4th grade, Port Washington, Wisconsin
1st place grades 6-8: Adeleke McMillan, 8th grade, Brooklyn, New York
2nd place grades 6-8: Jaden Polack, 7th grade, Grafton, Wisconsin
1st place grades 9-12: Elizabeth Claire Palmer, 9th grade, Queensbury, New York
2nd place grades 9-12: Nicole Feider,11th grade, Random Lake, Wisconsin
This year's theme is "U.S. Army"
We will also be honoring all returning miltary personnel from Iraq and Afghanistan.
begins at 11:30am at the Americanism Center.
begins 1:30 leaving the Americanism Center after the program.
begins after the parade (approximately 3:00pm) on the Americanism Center grounds and features ...
Fun, Games, and Prizes for the kids
Fireworks by Bartolatta at dusk
The day's activities are FREE. Come and celebrate our flag's birthday.
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