Scholarship essay contest selects annual topic

COAST CITIES — The California Federation of Republican Women, Southern Division Charlotte Mousel Scholarship for High School Seniors essay contest subject for 2011 will be “Why is the Constitution unique in human history and why should each U.S. citizen value its contents?”
The essay should reflect your knowledge of the Constitution and what it means to you. Essays must be typewritten, not to exceed 1,000 words. Deadline for submission is March 1. For more information, e-mail clkk411@aol.com or contact Mary Humphrey at P.O. Box 4176, Carlsbad, CA 92008 for an application.
The scholarship is awarded to assist graduating high school seniors who demonstrate their ability to think constructively on matters affecting our government. Awards in the amount of $1,500 for first place and $1,000 for second place will be based on scholarship achievement, school activities, community involvement, political activities, general appearance of the application, and critical thinking demonstrated in the essay. Winners have the chance to compete for more scholarship money at the county level.

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