Simpson Prize Winning Essays

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Each year we encourage Colorado high school seniors from across the state to write a 1,500-word essay about the importance of the civil jury system as the guardian of American rights and liberties.Partnering with the Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) over the past 8 years, we have awarded ,000 in scholarships to college-bound students.This competition also provides entrants an opportunity to have their work featured on the Anzac Centenary website and to be included in the state’s time capsule project as part of the states commemoration of the Anzac Centenary. The writing category will have two 0 prizes awarded for creative writing and poetry respectively.

At Bastogne bitterly cold temperatures had to be endured while the 101st Division was surrounded by enemy forces for days.

After the end of the war he attended the University of Paris.

His first book was The Arrivistes, published in 1949.

It was hailed for its strong formal verse, but Simpson later moved away from the style of his early successes and embraced a spare brand of free verse.

Louis was a runner for the company captain, which involved transporting orders from company headquarters to officers on the front line.

His company was involved in a very bloody battle with German forces on the west bank of what is now the Carentan France Marina - Simpson wrote his poem "Carentan" about the experience of US troops being ambushed there.

The Anzac Centenary (2014-2018) is Australia’s most important time of national commemoration and reflection.

This period marks 100 years since our involvement in the First World War. Bean once wrote that the Spirit of ANZAC “stood, and still stands, for reckless valour in a good cause, for enterprise, resourcefulness, fidelity, comradeship and endurance that will never own defeat.” The ANZAC themes are known as: compassion, courage, duty, integrity, mateship, resilience, teamwork and toughness.

In the Netherlands, he was involved in Market Garden and Opheusden fighting.

At Veghel his company suffered 21 killed in a brutal shelling while in the local church yard.


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