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Our Chapter's presentation of a portrait of Gen George Washington to CSM Roderick and Lt Col Kulla of the Poplar Bluff High School JROTC.

Enter our Essay Contest-$250

This contest is at the local level sponsored by our SAR chapter.  First Place award receives  $250, 2nd Place $125, and 3rd Place $75.  The Essay must be on six different themes of the Revolutionary War era of 800 to 1200 words.  Visit SAR.ORG>Education>Youth Contest Awards>George and Stella Knight Essay Contest for the complete rules and application procedures.  Entries are for grades 9 through 12 and will be judged on historical accuracy, grammar, spelling, and general composition with a local deadline to be determined.  Mail entries to ALO Chapter SAR, P O Box 1642, Cape Girardeau, MO  63702-1642.  Contact James Bizzell, ALO President, at for any questions.

Winners at the local level will be sent to the state level where the statewide winner will receive $500.  First place at the National level will receive $5,000, 2nd place $2,500, and 3rd place $1,000.

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