The George Washington Essay Contest

The George Washington Essay Contest is a feature of the club’s annual George Washington Day Banquet. The winner will be recognized at the banquet in February 2022.

Eligible: Peoria, Tazewell, and Woodford County Students, Grades 7-12

Limit: One essay per student

Cash Awards: Grades 7-8 ($250), Grades 9-10 ($500), Grades 11-12 ($1,000)

Contest: 500-word original essay

Topic: Why ALL Americans Are Essential

Judges: Creve Coeur Club Governing Board

Due Date: Received no later than Jan. 1, 2022

Format: Essays must be a typed, double spaced, Word document, emailed to [email protected]

Presented: Washington Day Banquet, February 2022

If you have any questions, please contact Andrea at [email protected].