October 25, 2021

Students in grades 7 through 12 are encouraged to enter the Fleet Reserve Association’s 2020-2021 Essay competition.  This year’s theme is, “Why I am Proud to be an American.”

The FRA website states, “FRA sponsors an annual essay contest to promote the spirit of Americanism and patriotism among our country’s youth.  FRA’s Americanism Essay Contest is open to all students, grades 7 through 12, including those who are home schooled.  Students are invited to submit a 350-word essay through an FRA member or local FRA branch before the December 1st deadline.  Local winners are forwarded for competition at the regional level and regional winners compete for national prizes.”

To learn more about the contest, visit:  FRA Essay Contest

Local students writing essays should submit them to FRA Branch #382 Essay Chairman Roger Christopher at rwchristopher@gmail.com.  Mr. Christopher can be reached by phone at (208) 794-6637.

Deanna Judy for SD-25 School Board


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