The Foundation would like to extend a
special thank-you to
for its generous donation recognizing the achievements
of this year's Law Day Essay Contest winners.
2014 Law Day Essay Contest
Prior Year Essay Contest
2013 Law Day Essay Content
2012 Law Day Essay Content & Luncheon
2011 Law Day Essay Contest & Luncheon
2010 Law Day Essay Contest & Luncheon
The 2014 question is as follows:
- The need
- Those to be served
- How to organize the project and choose leaders
- How to recruit volunteers
- How to promote the project
- How to raise funds to support the project
- The reason you chose this project
Social Studies Standard (Civics) may be applied to this activity:
SS12.1.2.c Engage in civic activities (e.g., discussing current issues, advocating for personal rights and the rights of others, influencing governmental actions, participating in civil discourse, registering for selective service, participating in community improvement activities, service learning)
By researching and writing about a topic related to the annual Law Day theme, students can gain a deeper understanding of and make a stronger connection with our heritage of liberty and the citizenship it requires to keep our country free.
One winner from each grade level will be recognized in his or her community by a member of the bench or bar. Each will receive a $50 gift card from Cornhusker Bank of Lincoln. Personalized portfolios and certificates of achievement will be awarded to the winners. Planning for the recognition will be arranged with the sponsoring teacher and school administration. Essay contest winners are recognized on or near Law Day, May 1, each year.
See the Invitation Letter for more details and contest rules and deadlines.