Student Contests







The contest deadline has passed.  No further entries will be accepted.

We thank the many high school students throughout Illinois who were eligible to participate in the 2018 Leo & Antonia Gershanov Memorial Student Essay Contest for their submissions addressing the theme The Power of Memory:  Lessons for Today

Entries are now in the process of being shared with the panel of judges.

Finalists will be notified once all the results have been tabulated, after March 23, 2018.

The winners will be announced at a public ceremony on Sunday, May 6, 2018.

For more information, call 847.967.4842 or email






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