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Essay Topic:

“The Faces Behind the Names”

Choose one historical monument, building, or landmark on Fort Leavenworth named after someone and explain that individual’s association with Fort Leavenworth (e.g. Grant Hall and General Ulysses Grant).


Essay Contest Highlights:

  • Students in grades 9-12 who attend a schools close in proximity to Fort Leavenworth.

  • Submissions should be 1000-1500 words, double-spaced, with references

  • he contest will start February 1, 2019 with an entry deadline of April 1, 2019.

  • We can only accept hardcopy submissions and they must be received by April 1 with a postmark date of 29 March.

  • Winners receive a cash award!

Essay Contest Documents:

Essay Contest Entry Letter & Entry Form

Essay Rubric 

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