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Jane Lampton DAR announces essay contest
By Lila Ford
News from Jane Lampton DAR
The Jane Lampton Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is inviting students in Adair, Russell and Cumberland Counties to participate in two essay contests.
One is open to 9th through 12th grades, with the following topic, "What lessons from Christopher Columbus' life can we draw on today to bring clarity to our decisions in the face of an uncertain future." The length is to be 800-1,200 words. Entries should be entitled, "Lessons from Christopher Columbus."For more information, contact Lila Ford, (270) 634-0717. Or, rules and form may be picked up at the Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY 42728. Phone (270) 384-2472, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The contest is open to Adair, Cumberland, and Russell County students enrolled in public, private, parochial schools or who are home schooled.
The deadline is December 17, 2010. You may mail entries to P.O. Box 613, Columbia, KY 42728.
Certificates will be issued to all who participate. Winners from various grades will receive a medal from the Jane Lampton Chapter. Winners will go on to state.
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