Memorial Day Youth Essay Contest
Name: Memorial Day Youth Essay Contest
Date: April 1, 2017
Time: 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
During the month of April, Lohman Community Outreach, a program of Lohman Funeral Homes, Cemeteries & Cremation will host its annual youth essay contest titled, “The True Meaning of Memorial Day.” The contest, open to all Volusia, FL middle and high school students was established to create an educational awareness involving youth in Volusia County communities so that they can learn more about the service and sacrifice of our nation’s veterans and members of the military. Essay submissions will be received April 1 through April 30, 2017 from students enrolled in Volusia County area middle and high schools. Essay submissions from private, charter and home schools will also be accepted. Winning essays will be announced at the Monday, May 29 Memorial Day Youth Essay Contest Awards Ceremony taking place at Daytona Memorial Park located at 1425 Bellevue Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32114. A total of 6 prizes will be awarded; $500 will be awarded to one each middle and high school first place winner; $200 will be awarded to one each first place runner-up at both middle and high school levels and $100 will be awarded to one each second place runner-up in both middle and high school levels. Winning essays will be featured on the Lohman Funeral Homes, Cemeteries & Cremation website, social media page and other related print and electronic media. For a complete list of rules and regulations, visit our website for more information.