Christopher Columbus Essay Contest
EDUCATION Our Wings of Eagles Scholarship is open to all graduating high school seniors in Ohio. The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution offers a number of scholarships as well. Chapters also sponsor the American History Essay Contest, Christopher Columbus Essay Contest and DAR Good Citizens Contest. The Scholarships and Contests links will provide more information.
The chapter’s 2013-2014 Christopher Columbus essay contest winner, Anita Ramaswamy, was chosen the National DAR and National Italian American Foundation contest winner.
The winner of the Sarah Maples Christopher Columbus essay is Rukaiya Akhtar. Her parents are Zohara and Mohammed Khanam. Her teacher is Russell Pharmakis from Mabank High School. The theme of the essay was to imagine that you have been chosen to join the Christopher Columbus voyage. What do you hope to gain from this experience? Her answer was: “So many things could happen on this voyage. So many things could go wrong but I believe deep down in my heart that all will go well. I hope to gain many things from this experience, things for myself and my family. I hope to see new sights along the way, to make my new home, to have things I’ve never had before like land and money, to just live a life where I can do what I want, follow my own religion, make my own decisions. Going on this journey is one of the most important decisions that I have made in my lifetime and I hope and pray that it is the right one.” Sarah Maples gave Rukaiya a medal and certificate and she received a gift certificate from Walmart for all her good work. We hope she continues her studies and know she will do well. Pictured are Carole Ruska, Mohammed Kahanam, Rukaiya Akhtar, Zohara Khanam, and teacher Russell Pharmakis.New River Pioneer Chapter announce local student winners in the American History essay and Christopher Columbus essay contests.
Caleb Walter Spurlin. an llth grader at Galax High School, was chapter winner of the Christopher Columbus essay contest.
Evan Scott Nuckols. a 7th grader at (Galax Middle School), and Malorie Reeves, a 5th grader at Fairview Elementary School were chapter winners in the American History essay.Get Columbus Hero or Villain from Amazoncom Christopher Columbus Essay Essay This student essay consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis of ColumbusSENIOR HANNA STANTON WON FIRST PLACE FROM THE LOCAL CHAPTER OF THE DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION FOR THE 2016 CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS ESSAY CONTEST. THE THEME WAS “DISCUSS THE SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES BETWEEN CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS’ VOYAGE TO THE NEW WORLD AND CHARLES LINDBERGH’S FIRST SOLO FLIGHT ACROSS THE ATLANTIC OCEAN.” SHE WAS HONORED AT A TEA AT THE MCMAHON FOUNDATION ON 13 FEBRUARY.Christopher Columbus Essay Contest is an essay contest for grades 9 - 12. Essay length is to be no more than 750 words. Essay must be typed, or prepared on a computer or word processor, using black type in a non-script font no smaller than 12 point or larger than 14 point. DAR partnered with the National Italian American Foundation in 1996 to sponsor the Christopher Columbus essay contest for students in grades 9 through 12.