The Frank M. Totton Essay Contest

The Frank M. Totton Essay Contest


The Frank M. Totton Essay Contest

Sponsored by the Fifth Manhattan Masonic District Endowment Fund

The Masonic Youth Committee has the privilege to conduct the Frank M. Totton Essay Contest which has been sponsored by the Fifth Manhattan Masonic District Association Endowment Fund, Inc. for over 60 years. 

The 2022 topic is “The importance of a good coach or teacher”.

Please note that this contest is open to any high school senior who is the child or grandchild of a Master Mason, a member of his extended family or of a Masonic Youth Group, and who anticipates attending an accredited college in the Fall of 2022. Essays must be a minimum of 200 words and not exceed 350 words. The file should be submitted online by January 17, 2022 before midnight and emailed to the Chairman of the essay contest – RW CARY COHN. The applicant’s name should not appear on the essay! Entries that do not meet these conditions will not be considered! The awards are as follows: First $1500.00; Second $1000.00; Third $750.00; Fourth $500.00; Fifth $350.00; Sixth $250.00; and Seventh thru Tenth $100.00 each.

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