For Teachers

Enter for a chance to meet Pennsylvania’s governors, past and present!

 

Former and present Pennsylvania governors will convene for the first time ever on the historic grounds of Penn’s country estate in Bucks County on Saturday September 29, 2018! This special program will include a discussion of William Penn’s legacy over a catered lunch. Pennsbury Manor is running two contests to include Pennsylvania students in this historic event!

High School Essay Contest
Pennsbury Manor invites High School students from Bucks, Philadelphia, Montgomery, and Chester counties to submit essays for the following prompt:
“300 years after his death, William Penn’s legacy still impacts our lives. How do you see William Penn’s legacy alive in Pennsylvania today?”
The winning author will receive a ticket for themselves and one adult to a special panel discussion of the living governors of Pennsylvania on Saturday September 29, 2018! 
 
Essay Guidelines:
·         Essays are due by MONDAY SEPTEMBER 17, 2018
·         All high school students in Bucks, Philadelphia, Montgomery, and  
            Chester counties are invited to apply.
·         Students are limited to one entry each.
·         Essays should be 400 — 600 words.
·         Essays will be judged on content, style, and relevance to the prompt.
 
Please send entries via mail or email to:
PennsburyManorEducation@gmail.com
OR
Pennsbury Manor
400 Pennsbury Memorial Road
Morrisville, PA 19067
Attn: Essay contest
 


 
4th Grade Question Contest
If your students could ask the governors of Pennsylvania one question, what would it be? Pennsbury Manor invites fourth grade students in Bucks, Philadelphia, and Montgomery counties to submit a question that will be posed to Governors Wolf, Corbett, Rendell, Schweiker, and Ridge at the Governors’ Panel on September 29, 2018! 
 
The winning student will receive a special visit by William Penn for their class or homeschool group!
 
Question Guidelines:
·         Questions are due by FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 21, 2018.
·         Fourth grade students from Bucks, Philadelphia, and Montgomery
            counties may apply.
·         Students are limited to one question each.
·         Teachers may send a list of questions from their individual students.
 
Please send entries via mail or email to:
PennsburyManorEducation@gmail.com
OR
Pennsbury Manor
400 Pennsbury Memorial Road
Morrisville, PA 19067
Attn: Question Contest