Christopher Columbus Essay Contest

October 05, 2012

The Daughters of the American Revolution, with the National Italian American Foundation, are sponsoring a Christopher Columbus Essay Contest for all 9th-12th grade students. The theme for this year is:

A century ago, in 1912, our nation dedicated a magnificent monument in Washington, D.C., containing the inscription: "To the memory of Christopher Columbus, whose high faith and indomitable courage gave to mankind a New World.” How were high faith and indomitable courage demonstrated in the life and actions of Columbus, and how did they give to mankind a new world?

For more information, see the essay contest form and click here. The essay deadline is Friday, November 16th. All essays must be submitted to Darcy Kennedy at