Second Annual Loretta M. Sprenkle Memorial Essay Contest

SUN Area Council of Republican Women is sponsoring the Loretta M. Sprenkle Memorial Essay Contest open to students in grades 7-12 who are residents of Snyder, Union or Northumberland counties.   The contest is open to students who attend public, private, parochial or home schools.

Loretta Sprenkle was a founding member of SUN Area Council of Republican Women.   She served residents of Snyder County as a county deputy treasurer, Republican committeewoman, and was heavily involved in civic and church activities.  Mrs. Sprenkle passed away suddenly in early 2012 leaving a legacy of love of God, Family and Country.  She was committed to educating youth on the importance of Americanism.

Students will write an essay entitled, “The American Patriot I Most Admire.”  Essays will be judged in two divisions, grades 7-9 and grades 10-12.  Each division will award a first place prize of $100 and a certificate.  Those who place second will receive $50 and a certificate.  Winners will be given the opportunity to read their essays and receive their awards at a future SUNACRW meeting.

All entries must be postmarked by April 1, 2015 and include an official entry form.  If you have questions or comments please email sunacrw@gmail or call 570-568-1217.

October 4th Mystery Dinner

A Night at the Ranch Mystery Dinner

Benefits the Loretta M. Sprenkle Memorial Essay Contest and Scholarship

5:30 p.m. ~ October 4, 2014

Hummel’s United Methodist Church, Middleburg

Limited Tickets Available ~ No Walk-ins Permitted

$10 adult / $5 age 12 and under

Reservations must be made to 570-374-0876 or return form below prior to September 20, 2014

Name:_____________________________________________________________________

Address:___________________________________________________________________

City:______________________________________ State:___________Zip:____________

Phone #: (_____)______________Email:________________________________________

$Amount Enclosed:____________________

Make Checks Payable to SUNACRW

Mail check & form to: Irene Harris, 729 Valley Drive, Middleburg, PA 17842

 

Loretta M. Sprenkle was a founding member of SUN Area Council of Republican Women.  She passed away suddenly in early 2012 leaving a legacy of love of God, Family and Country.  Loretta was committed to educating youth on the importance of Americanism.

Essay Winnners Attend Meeting

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SUN Area Council of Republican Women welcomed the 2014 Loretta M. Sprenkle Memorial Essay Contest winners to its May meeting held in Lewisburg.  The winners presented their essays and received their awards in front of club members, family and friends.

This year’s senior high winner is Jenna Jurasich of Mount Carmel High School who wrote on, “Why did the founders choose a republic over a democracy?”

Junior High winner Noah Stamm, a home schooled student from New Columbia, wrote on the topic, “My American Hero.”

The Loretta M. Sprenkle Memorial Essay Contest honors the contribution of Loretta Sprenkle, SUNACRW founding member, who invested her life into her family and community.  She was committed to educating youth on the importance of Americanism.

 

 

Loretta M. Sprenkle Memorial Essay Contest Winners

SUNACRW is pleased to announce the 2014 Loretta M. Sprenkle Memorial Essay Contest winners.  They are Jenna Jurasich from Mount Carmel Area Senior High School, and Noah Stamm a home schooled student from New Columbia.

Our winners are invited to attend the next SUN Republican Women meeting to read their essays and receive their awards. 
Our next meeting will be held May 1st at 6:30 p.m. at the Public Library for Union County, 255 Reitz Blvd., Lewisburg PA.    The public is welcome to join us to hear the winning essays.

Last Call for Essays

Remember Sprenkle Essay Contest submissions must be postmarked no later than Tuesday, April 1st.

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