National Medal of Honor Day Essay Contest

Ahead of National Medal of Honor Day this year on March 25th, students from 6th – 12th grades are invited to submit a 300-word essay, defining what honor means to them and why our society needs honorable people today and every day. All entries should be typed and double-spaced.

Please submit all entries by March 1, 2022, via email at or send by mail to: National Medal of Honor Museum 1905 E Randol Mill Road, Arlington, TX 76011.

One winning essay will be selected. The winning author will be flown to Arlington, TX to read their essay as part of the National Medal of Honor Museum’s groundbreaking ceremony on 3/25.

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