May 29, 2023
Pocatello–If your student is still working on his Americanism Contest entry, today offers ample opportunities to help him formulate an answer to the contest’s theme question, “What Does Freedom Look Like?”
The contest is open to all students who were in grades K-12 during the 2022/2023 school year, regardless of the type of schooling they were enrolled in.
Kindergarten and First Grade students enter by coloring an American flag template, provided online, and answering four questions about the flag.
2nd through 5th Grade students enter by creating a poster on the theme, “What Does Freedom Look Like?” Also required is a written description of the poster in 50 words or less.
6th through 12th Grade students enter by writing an essay on the theme, “What Does Freedom Look Like?” The required length of the essay varies by grade level, with 6th graders writing essays of 200 words or less, and 11th/12th grade students writing essays of 500 words or less.
All entries must be delivered to Sons of AMVETS, Veterans Memorial Building, 300 N. Johnson Avenue, Pocatello, ID 83204, by Wednesday, May 31.
For full details, rules, and entry forms, click here.