American Legion Post 218

1007 East Third Street Washington, Missouri                                        636-239-4363


The American Legion Auxiliary invites your students to participate in the 2019 Americanism Essay Contest.  The ALA appreciates the insights provided by your students in their essays.  This annual contest encourages participants to learn about their government and the fundamental rights and freedoms we enjoy today.

The essay theme for 2019 is: "How can we address and prevent veteran homelessness in our communities?"                                                         
The above linked cover sheet shows the different classes as well as the rules and awards. The contest rules/requirements must be followed for the essay to be considered for judging.

Deadline for the essays to be submitted is February 14, 2019.

Please mail the essays to: ALA Unit 218 

                            Americanism Essay Contest
                            1007 East Third Street

                            Washington, MO 63090

Essays may also be dropped in the mail slot in the back door of the American Legion Hall at the above address. The envelope should be marked to the attention of the Americanism Essay Contest.

If you have any questions, please call Nancy Gregory Kimball at 636-828-4697 or 602-434-0242.