Category: Contests

Contest #3 will continue another week…

We have not had any takers on Contest #3.  We know it requires a little more thought than the first two contests required, but it’s worth the effort.  We’ll give it an additional week and see.  Please don’t hesitate to check it out!

Contest #3 is Ready!

Contest #3 is up and ready for you to play!…

Contest #2 Winner!

Demosthenes is this week’s winner. He nailed the Statue of George Mason, and covered the point that he was behind the Virginia Declaration of Rights, which was a key basis for the U.S. Bill Of Rights (the first 10 Amendments to the U.S. Constitution).

Great job, Demosthenes, You hereby enter the Winners Circle!

One thing to point out is that Demosthenes worked very hard to find the answer, scouring the Internet to find a similar photo. We want to encourage everyone to use any resource available to them to find the answers to the contests, and enjoy the process of researching!

Stop back on Sunday for Contest #3!…

New Contest is Open!

Contest #2 is now open.  Here’s a link, or go to the Contests page in the menu above.…

Contest #1 Winner!

Congratulations to McGehee, who successfully answered the question. It was a satellite photo of the Library of Congress (courtesy of Google Earth).

McGehee received a $10 gift certificate from the Barnes & Noble online store.

I thought for sure this was going to be a tough one. I’ll have to work a little harder for next weeks. Check for Contest #2 later in day tomorrow (Sunday).

I chose the Library of Congress as the focal point of the first contest intentionally.  This site is about respecting and utilizing the learning process and one of the key tools to learning is reading.  The Library of Congress symbolizes the value of the written word in our society, and is subtly present even in the banner photo for …

Contest #1 is Officially Begun

Sorry to get it posted so late in the day.  I actually got distracted with other events this weekend and it slipped my mind.  Good luck!…

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