Essay Contest


Face To Face with Valor
Callie D. Cox

Thirty Miles, Four Men, Three Traits: One Medal
Renee Chastain

During the week of September 29, 2010 through October 3, 2010, The Congressional Medal of Honor Society will host its annual convention in Charleston.  The 2010 Medal of Honor Convention Host Committee is sponsoring an essay contest for middle and high school students in South Carolina.  As part of the convention ceremonies, the two essay contest winners will be announced at a special reception and each will be presented with a check for $3,000.00.  Additionally, the winners will be invited to attend the Patriot’s Dinner on Saturday, October 2, 2010.  Students will have the opportunity to meet Medal of Honor recipients and have their photos taken.

Click here to download the Essay overview information, including:
Welcome Letter from MG Lacy
Memo from Dr. Jim Rex
Entry Form

Click here to download the Essay history information, including:
Medal Of Honor Fact Sheet
Medal Of Honor History
Medal Of Honor Design

Notable Recipients
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Dr. Mary Walker
LTC Teddy Roosevelt
Sgt York
Audi Murphy

Click here to download the Essay resource information, including:
Student Activities
Medal of Honor Resources
Amazing Facts
South Carolina Heroes

Speaker’s Bureau
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Speaker’s Bureau
Talking Points