Liberty Essay Contest

Win Cash in the Cause for Liberty!
Announcing the first annual
Liberty Essay Contest

As announced on the Sanity Check Radio Show

Sponsored by Luzerne County Campaign for Liberty

in conjunction with
the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Independent Gazette

Purpose: To encourage a greater understanding of our nation’s founding principles among high school students in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Contestants: Contest is open to students in 9th–12th grade who are residents of Carbon, Columbia, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Schuylkill, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Wayne, or Wyoming Counties.

Winners: 1st place, $100; 2nd place, $50; 3rd place, $25. Winning essays will be published in the Independent Gazette newspaper.

Deadline: Entries must be received by March 31, 2014. Winners will be announced in May 2014.

Essay Subject: Select one of these five pillars of our Constitutional Republic . . .
* Limited delegated powers
* Vertical division of powers
* Horizontal separation of powers
* Checks and balances
* Reserved individual rights

Details: Full details and contest entry form may be found at Questions may be sent to

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