My Personal American Hero

The essay contest is open to any DCS student in grades 3-12.
• The essay contest ends on October 26th at 4:00 PM. All essays must be turned in to Mrs. Calendo in the DCS office by this time.
• The essay must be based on “My Personal American Hero.”
• The essay must be typed and double spaced.
• Your name and grade must appear on the top right corner of your essay.
• The essay must be your own work and be no more than 500 words long.
• The essays will be judged on originality, creativity, quality of writing, how well the information is conveyed, and accuracy. It is also very important to stay within the parameters of the theme.
• A winner from each of the following grade levels will be selected by the DCS Administrative Team. (3-5), (6-8), and (9-12).
• The winner of each grade category will read his/her essay at the all school assembly on November 9th.