Tell us what The American Flag means to you.

FIRST PLACE ART, ESSAY & VIDEO WINNERS WILL EACH WIN $100

Flag Day is June 14th. All contest submittals are due June 15th.

Essay Contest

The essay contest is open to all students grades 3-12.

Suggested length of the essays below:

1. 150 words in length for grades 3, 4, and 5

2. 250 words in length for grades 6, 7, and 8

3. 500 words in length for grades 9, 10, 11, and 12

All entries must be original.


Judging Criteria:

Composition 60%, Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling 40%

Please provide a cover sheet with the essay that includes the contestant’s name, grade, name of school, home address and phone number. The contestant’s name should also appear on the essay itself.

ALL entries must be received by June 15, 2020 and sent to: sengel@smvets.org

Art Contest

Spread positivity and hope by creating art on sidewalks, posters and/or doors that expresses “What the American flag means to you.” Take a photo of your art and post it to Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #KCFlagDay and tag St. Michael’s Veterans Center.

Video Contest

Record a one to two minute video about what the American flag means to you and post it to Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #KCFlagDay and tag St. Michael’s Veterans Center.