The 25th Texas History Essay Contest

Friday, February 21, 2020

  • Deadline: Monday, January 13, 2020
  • Save To Calendar 02/21/2020 12:00 pm 02/21/2020 1:00 pm America/Chicago The 25th Texas History Essay Contest


“Texas Tough – How Texas’ Military Leaders Shaped the State, Nation & World”

About The Contest

The mission of The Battle of Flowers® Association is to teach the history of our state and to keep alive the patriotic traditions of Texas and San Antonio. This annual contest creates awareness and fosters appreciation of our Texas heritage, while providing 7th grade students a unique opportunity to study and write an essay on Texas History.

Entry for this year’s contest is open.

This contest is open to all 7th grade students in the San Antonio area. The deadline to enter is Monday, January 13, 2020. For questions and more information, email our Essay Contest Chair, Tricia Tobin.

Information & Resources:

2019 Contest Winners

1st Place – Megan Liu

St. George Episcopal School

The Galveston Storm Legacy and The Everlasting Impact of “The Storm”

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2nd Place – Catie Miles

St. Luke’s Episcopal School

The Battle of San Jacinto

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3rd Place – Krish Puri

St. George Episcopal School

How Spindletop Left an Imprint on Texas Forever

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