Naval Institute Essay Contest

Faces of the Naval Academy

Anyone is eligible to enter and win this 150th birthday contest

☆ First prize wins $2,000 ☆ First Honorable Mention wins $1,500 ☆

☆ Second Honorable Mention wins $1,000 ☆ Submission Deadline: 31 March 1995 ☆

  1. Entry Rules for Faces of the Naval Academy Essay Contest: Essay must relate to the Naval Accdemy. "Faces" include architectural, philosophical, and human (staff, faculty, friends, future, etc).
  2. Essay must be original, must not exceed 2,500 words, and must not have been previously published. (An exact word count must appear on the title page.)
  3. Essay must be typewritten, double-spaced, on paper approximately 8 1/2 x 11". Submit two complete copies. If the essay is typed on an IBM-compatible computer, please send a disk and specify word processing software used.
  4. Each submission must include full name, rank (if applicable), biographical sketch, social security number, address, and office and home phone numbers.
  5. Essay must be postmarked on or before 31 March 1995.
  6. Send essay to: Faces of the Naval Academy Essay Contest • U.S. Naval Institute • 118 Maryland Ave • Annapolis, MD 21402-5035

Selected Submissions

Lieutenant Colonel Anthony J. Garcia, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)
First Honorable Mention
Commander Jim Stavridis, U.S. Navy
Second Honorable Mention
Captain R. H. Smith, U.S. Navy (Retired)
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