MILITARY ORDER OF THE LOYAL LEGION
OF THE
UNITED STATES

MICHIGAN COMMANDERY

During 2009, two contests were co-sponsored by the Michigan Commandery in commemoration of President Abraham Lincoln 200th Birthday Anniversary:

State-wide Abraham Lincoln Essay Contest

The State of Michigan Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Committee in partnership with the Michigan Commandery of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States held a statewide student writing contest commemorating Abraham Lincolnís 200th birthday. There were three essay contest levels: Level 1: Grades 5-6, Level 2: Grades 7-8, and Level 3: Grades 9-12. Information on the rules for the contest may be accessed by going to: Essays about Lincoln Contest.

The Essay Contest winners and their essays are presented below:

Level 1 Contest Winners
1st Place: Elizabeth Anne Wilks - 6th Grade - Kinde
2nd Place: Frances Master - 5th Grade - Northville
3rd Place: Dana McLeod - 5th Grade - Port Huron

Level 2 Contest Winners
1st Place: David Feldpausch - 7th Grade - White Cloud
2nd Place: Raj Raina - 7th Grade - Novi
3rd Place: Skylar Coe - 8th Grade - Commerce Twp.

Level 3 Contest Winners
1st Place: Wendy Liu - 10th Grade - Okemos
2nd Place: Trina Hossain - 10th Grade - West Bloomfield
3rd Place: Ben Walling - 12th Grade - Dearborn


Grand Rapids, Michigan Public Schools System Lincoln Poster/Essay Contest

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