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Essay Contest in Schuyler County Awards $1,500


The Schuyler County Republican Committee is inviting local high school graduates to enter its 2024 Constitutional Essay Contest.

According to GOP Chair Maryann Friebis, one winning graduate will be selected to win a $1,500 award. The winner will be selected based on an essay on one of the following topics:

1. The interaction between the 14th Amendment and the 10th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
2. Does a constitutional right to privacy exist?
3. Do Second Amendment rights apply to persons residing in the United States in contravention of U.S. immigration law?
Judges for the contest will be Schuyler County District Attorney Joseph Fazzary, County Attorney Steven Getman, and Public Defender Josette Colon.
The contest is open to any 2024 high school graduate (including home-schooled students) legally residing in Schuyler County who will be continuing their education or entering military service after graduation.
Entries must be submitted before midnight on May 27, 2024. Winners will be announced by the Schuyler County Republican Committee at a date to be announced. The winner will be notified after the judging has been completed before graduation.
For more information and a complete copy of the contest rules and entry forms, contact the Schuyler County Republican Committee at  [email protected].
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