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Texas History Essay Contest 

Texas History Essay Topics and Contest Rules Information 


Each Year the fourth and seventh graders compete for prizes by writing a composition relating to the topic given by the DRT Historian General. Check for the deadline and topic listed online at


Contact Chapter Education Committeee Chairperson

Stephanie Williams


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Katherine Anne Stewart Altmeyer
St. Mary's Hall

2022 7th Grade Essay Winner
District VII & State Winner
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Tressa Lynch
Manavon Elementary (Pennsylvania)
2022 4th Grade Essay Winner
Ian Hutchins
San Antonio Academy
2021 7th Grade Essay Winner
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Katherine Anne Stewart Altmeyer
2019 4th grade History Essay Winner
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Ignatius "Naish" Lynch
Barkley Elementary (Pennsylvania)
2020 4th Grade Essay Winner
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Emersyn Landrum
Saint George Episcopal
2020 7th Grade Essay Winner
Georgia Martinez 
2019 7th grade Essay Winner

Samuel Salter 
2018 History Essay Winner

Scholarships  Recipients

Each year the Alamo Mission Chapter award a scholarship to a qualified graduating senior of a San Antonio area high school, in coordination with the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation. Students applying for a scholarship shall submit an essay on Texas History.

For more information contact:

Mary Eck


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Andrew Thomas Holzbach 
Alamo Heights High School 
2022 Scholarship Recipient
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Brayden Jaeckle
Alamo Heights High School
2021 Scholarship Recipient
Kelli Anne Jackson 
MacArthur High School Senior 
 2018 Scholarship Recipient 
Kathryn West Jaeckle
Alamo Heights High School
2019 Scholarship Recipient
Alison Drileck  
 2017 Scholarship Recipient 
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