What is civics education and why is it important?
3rd, 4th and 5th Graders to answer the following question: What is civics education and why is it important?
We'd like you to take a shot at answering this question in our essay contest.
Now you've probably got some questions about the contest. The good news is we've got the answers.
"Oh this sounds like fun! Is there a theme?" Yes, yes there is! We're asking third through fifth graders to complete an essay about this year’s theme: What is civics education and why is it important? Entries should 100 words or less and can be hand-written or typed.
"What's in it for me?" Personal satisfaction, as well as a $100 Amazon gift card for the first prize winner. Not only will we feature your essay in future NCSC publications, we'll send your whole grade copies of our coloring book, "Justice Case Files: The Case of the Broken Controller."
Five second place winners will receive a $50 Amazon gift card and 10 third place winners will receive $25 Amazon gift cards. The teacher sponsoring the most entries in the contest will receive a $10 Amazon gift card.
"When is my essay due? And where do I send in my entry?" Be sure to send in your entries no later than February 15, 2014! Mail or email entries to: National Center for State Courts300 Newport Ave.Williamsburg, Va. 23185Attn: Deirdre Roeschdroesch@ncsc.org
"What else do I need to know about entering the contest?" Be sure to submit your essay with the following contact information:
"If I still have more questions about the contest, who do I contact?" For further information regarding the essay contest, please contact Deirdre Roesch at email@example.com or call her at 757.259.1515.
We look forward to seeing your creative and inspiring entries.