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Puritan Lawn Invities Students to Participate in Essay Contest

April 5, 2017

Puritan Lawn Memorial Park is inviting local students to participate in an essay contest “Why is the First Amendment the cornerstone of our democracy?” Middle school (grade 6,7,8) and high school (grade 9,10,11,12) students are eligible to participate.


A first and second prize will be awarded in the middle school category and a first and second prize will be awarded in the high school category. Matching donations will be made to the schools of the winning students.


Submissions will be accepted until May 1, 2017. Winners will be announced by May 22, 2017 and recognized at our Memorial Weekend Service on Sunday, May 28th at 11 a.m.


Typed essays can be emailed as a PDF to dawn@puritanlawn.com or mailed to:


Puritan Lawn Memorial Park/Attn: Dawn Lieber

185 Lake St.

Peabody, MA 01960


Please make sure your name, address, phone number, school, guidance counselor, and your grade are written on your essay.


For more details on this contest, please contact Dawn Lieber at (978) 535-3660 x336 or at dawn@puritanlawn.com.