The 2023 National Civics Bee: Pearland Chamber of Commerce
The Pearland Chamber of Commerce wants to help students in the Pearland community appreciate the importance of civics in their everyday lives.
The 2023 National Civics Bee is an initiative to encourage more young Americans to engage in civics and contribute to their communities.
Middle school students from this district are invited to participate in the first-round civics essay competition. The Bee allows your students to share their thoughts, ideas and voices about this community.
About the Bee
The National Civics Bee is an annual competition that encourages young Americans to engage in civics and contribute to their communities. In the first round of the contest, local 6th, 7th and 8th grade students will participate in an essay competition. Judges will then select 20 finalists to participate in the local competition: a live quiz event testing civics knowledge. Then, the top 3 students from each local competition will advance to the state competition.
First Place: $500 cash prize
Second Place: $250 cash prize
Third Place: $125 cash prize
First Place: $1,000 cash prize
Second Place: $500 cash prize
Third Place: $250 cash prize
Each finalist receives a certificate.
The deadline for student essay submissions is February 24, 2023. For more information on the essay topic, competition rules and prizes, and for students to submit essays, visit: ow.ly/rTBo50Mp8rg