New Hyde Park - North Shore Elks Lodge #2107

Americanism Committee

Eligible participants must be students enrolled in 5th, 6th, 7th or 8th Grades during the normal school year. The essay length is not to exceed 250 words and must be typed or legibly printed in ink. The student must submit their essay for judging to the Lodge by mail, email or presented in person. Entrant must be identified on the essay by name, home address, grade and current school attending. 



The criteria for judging the student essays are based on;

Originality to the topic

Development of theme - stays focused on ideas and thoughts don’t ramble.

 Mechanics and neatness - uses proper spelling, grammar and punctuation.

Awards to be presented at our June

Youth Night and Flag Day Meeting