YOUTH ESSAY COMPETITION
The Essay Competition is open to all Catholic students in public, private or parochial schools.
Council/District essay and poster winning submissions MUST be brought to the February 23, 2017 Chapter Meeting.
Essay Submissions will fall into two groups.
- Group A: Grades 4 thru 7 (Optional for Council, Chapter and State Levels Only – Does Not Advance to Supreme)
- Group B: Grades 8 thru 12 (Qualifies for submission to State and Supreme)
Topics for Group A
4th Grade Topic:
“Ways I share My Time, Talents and Treasures at Home, School, and in My Church Community”
5TH Grade Topic:
“In my life, who have been my Spiritual Role Models and Why?”
6th Grade Topic:
“How do I live Jesus’ Teaching, to Love Thy Neighbor?”
7th Grade Topic:
“How My Catholic / Christian School Education has influenced My Personal Values”
Topic for Group B
8th grade thru 12th grades
“The Importance of Religious Freedom”
The Supreme Competition Kit can be ordered thru http://www.californiaknights.org. Council competition among schools is ongoing until February 15, 2017. Judging will be held on: Council level Groups A & B is on February 25, 2017; Chapter level Groups A & B is on March 15, 2017; State level judging for Groups A & B is on April 1, 2017. Only Group B winners will be sent to Supreme.
For more information about the Youth Essay Competition, please contact:
Bro. Claire Tryon: see your program directory for contact information.
Contestants will compete in two age groups for purposes of judging: (Age as of January 1st)
- Age 8 through 11
- Age 12 through 14
Entries in the Substance Abuse Awareness Poster Contest fall under only one of two topics:
- Alcohol Awareness and Abuse
- Drug Awareness and Abuse
Note: Entrant can only enter in one of the categories.
Competition will run until late January. Kits need to be ordered now. Deadline for submission are as follows:
- Council Level – January 25; District Level (optional) – February 14
Chapter Level – March 15; State Level – April 15
Competition Kit Order Form:
http://www.kofc.org/un/en/forms/council/SA-KITOnline.pdf found on the State website under Resources or by calling Supreme (203) 752-4016.
For more information about the Youth Poster Program/Competition, please contact:
Bro. Bob Pineschi, CA State Poster Chairman see your program directory for contact information,