Are you in grades 7 – 12? If so, your essay needs postmarked by April 1sts

Loretta M. Sprenkle Memorial Essay Contest


Loretta M. Sprenkle was a founding member of SUN Area Council of Republican Women.  She passed away suddenly in early 2012 leaving a legacy of love of God, Family and Country.  Loretta was committed to educating youth on the importance of Americanism.


2014 Topics:


Grades 10-12  Why did our founders choose a republic over a democracy?


Grades 7-9      My American Hero




Students, grades 7-12, who attend public, private, parochial or home schools may submit one essay each.


Students must live in Snyder County, Union County or Northumberland County.  Students who live in surrounding counties, but attend school in a SUN county are not eligible.


There are two grade divisions.  Each division will award a first place prize of $50 and a certificate.


Grades 10-12              400 word minimum – 500 word maximum


Grades 7-9                  250 word minimum – 300 word maximum

Awards will be presented at the May 1, 2014 SUNACRW meeting to read more . . .