Third Annual
Moorestown Rotary Lunch Club
Writing Award
For a paper on the “History of Moorestown
Recipient: Student from Moorestown High or Moorestown Friends (any Grade)
Award Amount:
  • $1,000 for First Place Winner.  
  • Second and Third Place Winners will receive $400 each . 
  • The Next Seven will receive $100 each
Students can research and write a five page (double spaced) paper on any aspect of Mooretown’s History to include, but not limited to:
  • Its founding in the 1600’s
  • Families of Note (Founding Fathers and Successful Citizens)
  • Homes and Buildings
  • Organizations /Businesses
Prior Papers included  Notable Historical and Contemporary People, Architecture and Buildings, Roads and Transportation and even some fiction.  There are a lot more people and buildings that can be discussed, as well as some “institutions”.
Registration by January 30th and papers submitted by March 10th, 2020
  • Email intention (registration) to participate to Lon Haines, with
    • Your name and contact info
    • Your selected topic and a brief description
  • E mail final paper to the same address by 5:00 on March the 10th.
The papers will be reviewed by a Committee of members of Rotary and their Spouses. Factors for selections include creativity, uniqueness, quality of writing and research. In addition, this year we will recognize the school that has the best representation of participants (as a percentage of total enrollment).
Announcement of the winner will be made in March 2020 (specific date to be announced), at the Moorestown Rotary Meeting at the Community House at 12:15 on the selected date.