JUNIOR AMERICAN CITIZENS
- 2019 Theme:
American History Month Student Awards
Anniversary of the Lunar Landing -
America's Great Move Forward in Exploration and Technology"
Junior American Citizens (JAC) is a program which
offers several different awards which recognize students (grades pre-school-12)
who demonstrate "good citizenship through service to God, Home, and Country;
respect for the Flag of the United States of America; respect the history and
government of the United States of America; and respect of ones self."
The JAC Contests are open to all
pre-school through 12th
grade students in public, private and parochial and in sanctioned home study
programs, including those students who may be physically or mentally challenged
or in Gifted/Talented programs. This contest is conducted without regard to
gender, race, color, religion or national origin. Do not submit a student
photograph with the entry.
For complete contest guidelines, contact the Junior American Citizens Committee
National Chairman, or your local chapter.
Recognition of students (grades 5-8) who have shown accomplishment in Social Studies or another form of study reflecting American History.
DAR Good Citizen Award
Open to high school seniors who demonstrate the qualities of a good citizen, dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism, in their home, school, and community. Participants are selected by a panel of their school's faculty, and one senior ultimately selected to be the school's "DAR Good Citizen." The contest then proceeds to local, state, and national competition.
American History Month Essay Contest
2019 Theme: "The Women's Suffrage Campaign"
Students in grades
5--8 are eligible to participate in this contest. Youth in this category are required to submit essays based on the year's theme. Essays are judged on the basis of historical accuracy, adherence to topic, organization of material, interest, originality, spelling, grammar, punctuation, and neatness.
NSDAR Educational Outreach
Additional information is available at the website of the
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.