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2014 Essay & Postcard Contest Winners

Preserving 150 Years of History: Life at War

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The 2014 Essay Contest, co-sponsored by the Civil War Trust and HISTORY, encouraged students to discuss the theme: Preserving 150 Years of History: Life at War. Students were asked to think about the incredible hardship and suffering but also the great wonder and adventure that soldiers on both sides experienced, and the importance of preservation efforts in protecting the soldiers' memory. Students submitted their essays and competed for cash prizes provided by HISTORY and a membership to the Civil War Trust.

2014 Junior Essay Contest Winners

2014 Senior Essay Contest Winners

The 2014 Postcard Contest, co-sponsored by the Civil War Trust and HISTORY, encouraged students to discuss the theme: Preserving 150 Years of History: Life at War. Students were asked to think about the incredible hardship and suffering but also the great wonder and adventure that soldiers on both sides experienced, and the importance of preservation efforts in protecting the soldiers' memory. Students submitted their postcards and competed for cash prizes provided by HISTORY and a membership to the Civil War Trust.

Winners - Junior Division

  Junior 1st place

1st Place

Armelle 
Dunbar Middle School
Lynchburg, VA
6th grade
Teacher: Ms. Clark-Slaughter

 

 Junior 2nd place

2nd Place

Kaitlyn 
Dunbar Middle School
Lynchburg, VA
6th grade
Teacher: Ms. Clark-Slaughter

 Junior 3rd place

3rd Place

Jillian
Dunbar Middle School
Lynchburg, VA
6th grade
Teacher: Ms. Clark-Slaughter

 Junior Honorable Mention

Honorable Mention

Hannah 
Dunbar Middle School
Lynchburg, VA
6th grade
Teacher: Ms. Clark-Slaughter

Winners - Senior Division

Senior 1st place

1st Place

Sarah
Circle Christian School
Winter Park, FL
8th grade
Teacher: Bryna Cannon

 Senior 2nd place

2nd Place

Julie Ann 
East Forsyth Middle School
Kernersville, North Carolina,
8th grade
Teacher: Karen Slepp

 Senior 3rd place

3rd Place

Lauren 
East Forsyth Middle School
Kernersville, North Carolina
8th grade
Teacher: Karen Slepp

 Senior honorable mention

Honorable Mention

Sydney 
New Avenue School
Monterey Park, CA
8th grade
Teacher: KellyAnn Romanych

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