Scholar Award

The Flag House Scholarship Award and Essay Contest

Open for submissions to high school seniors, the Flag House Scholarship Award selects a winning essay to be read during the Flag Day program. The winner receives a scholarship of $1,812, generously provided by the Daughters of the War of 1812.

The 2019 Essay Contest will open for submissions in the fall. 

Connor Scotton – Flag House Scholar Award 2017

Congratulations to our winner, Connor Scotton! A bit about our winner: Connor is a scholar-athlete and recently graduated senior from Archbishop Spalding High School in Millersville, MD. He is a member of the National Honor Society, and was a member of the Varsity Soccer team, Hockey team, and Vice-President of the Student Government Association. Earlier […]

Justin Reiss – Flag House Scholar 2016

Congratulations to our winner, Justin Reiss! A bit about our winner: Justin has been active inside and outside of the classroom throughout his high school career. Academically, he has pushed and challenged himself, achieving an accumulative GPA of 3.9 and a 4.6 weighted GPA. Justin is involved in numerous extracurricular activities, spanning multiple disciplines. His […]

Matthew Z. – Flag House Scholar 2015

Congratulations to our winner, Matthew Z.! A bit about our winner: Matthew Z. is a graduating senior in the International Baccalaureate at Richard Montgomery High School. For the past four years, he has written for Richard Montgomery’s student newspaper, beginning as a writer and rising to the rank of editor in chief. In line with […]

Tina Gao – Flag House Scholar 2014

Congratulations to our winner, Tina Gao! A bit about our winner: Tina was a high school senior from Marriots Ridge High School in Marriotsville, Maryland. She is a member of the National Honor Society, and has served her community by working with Voices For Change and as an instructor in math and reading for Kumon […]

Daniel Shade – Flag House Scholar 2013

Congratulations to our 2013 winner, Daniel Shade! A bit about our winner: Daniel is a high school senior from Old Mill High School in Millerville, Maryland -where the mascot is the Patriots.  He is second in his class, a national merit finalist and an eagle scout.  Daniel graduated on June 4th, 2013 as co-valedictorian of […]