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Fallbrook students win American history essay contest


Last updated 12/16/2021 at 12:34pm

Posing for a photo after the DAR essay contest awards presentation are, from left, Sarah Schiller (DAR Essay Contest Chairman), Ruth Herman (grade 8 winner, Carlos Guerrero (grade 5 winner), Suzanne Lemoine (DAR Chapter Regent) and Ella Jean Martinez (grade 7 winner). Village News/Courtesy photo

FALLBROOK – Each year the Monserate Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution holds an American history essay contest. This year's contest commemorated the 100th anniversary of the dedication of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

Students were asked to imagine that their brother had lost his life on a battlefield during World War I and their family was invited to attend the Nov. 11, 1921, dedication of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Washington, D.C. Students were then asked to describe what that meant to their family, and why it was important to remember thos...

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