2008 Essay Contest


C
alling all that are mighty with the pen!


Here's your mission:

Study the events leading to the signing of the Magna Carta and the principles included in the document itself. How did they lay the foundation for the American "experiment in liberty"?


For the younger student group (ages 8-12), write in your own words an exciting narrative describing the events at Runnymede.

E-mail it, or Mail it postmarked, on or before March 7, 2008.

To: Info@libertyday.net

Or, to: Liberty Day Essay Contest
PO Box 354
Harvard, IL 60033

There are three categories, and prizes awarded to each!

Students ages 8-12 - 200-300 words
Students ages 13-18 - 400-600 words
Adults ages 19-99 - 600-800 words

Be sure to include the author's name, date of birth, phone number, and email address!

Please email essay as a Microsoft Word document, or, if mailed, essay must be printed on white paper in 12 point Times New Roman font.

Winners will be announced during our Liberty Day Celebration on March 29, 2008 which will take place at Medinah Baptist Church, in Medinah, Illinois.

Happy writing!
 

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