Sanibel Essay Contest


Sanibel 4th, 5th, and 6th graders are invited to participate in the Annual Veterans Day Essay Contest.  Every year the City of Sanibel and the Lee Coast Chapter Military Officers Association of America present the program honoring community’s Veterans of U.S. Military Service.

An important component of the program is the reading of the winning youth essays. The essay contest is open to Sanibel youth grades 4th through 6th.

Two winners are selected, one girl and one boy.  Students wishing to participate are asked to submit a short (1/2 to one page), handwritten (by themselves) paper about one of these three topics: “The Importance of Veterans Day”,  “Why We Celebrate Veterans Day” or “A Member of My Family Who is a Veteran.”

Submissions are to be scanned and emailed to  Entries must be received by midnight, Wednesday, September 30th.