Summit junior’s essay advances to national contest

Summit junior pens excellent essay

Junior Jimmy Fraley, Covington, Ky., has advanced to the national phase of the George S. & Stella M. Knight Essay Contest presented by the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR). He won the local chapter’s contest and then the state contest.   

His essay “Censorship and the First Amendment” will be judged against about 30 state-level winners from around the country in the national contest.

To participate in the essay contest, students must submit an original 800- to 1,200-word essay based on an event, person, philosophy or ideal associated with the American Revolution, Declaration of Independence or the framing of the United States Constitution. Each student’s essay is judged upon its historical accuracy, clarity, organization, grammar and spelling and documentation.