• Student Opportunities

    Organizations, many of them local, offer our students outstanding opportunities to learn, travel, and earn scholarships through a variety of programs.  Listed below are some of these programs.  These opportunities are not handled within the Social Studies department or Collier County Public Schools.  Please contact the sponsoring organization for more information.


    Naples Council on World Affairs School Outreach Programs:  
    Naples Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution:
    Americanism Elementary School Poster Contest
    The aim of this contest is to stimulate interest in American History in support of the established school curriculum.  It is open to all fifth-grade students.
    The Sgt. Moses Adams Memorial Middle School Brochure Contest
    The aim of this contest is to stimulate interest in American History in support of the established school curriculum at eighth grade. This competition was begun to aid studies at the school grades following elementary school and before the sophomore grade in high school. 
    The Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Oration Contest
    The purpose of The Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Oration Contest is to support historical research in our high schools by promoting oratorical presentations related to our Revolutionary War period 1750-1800; to emphasize American History to the high school student and focus on and intelligent relationship between the past and the present; and, to place a positive emphasis on the plans of our founding fathers.  The contest is open to all students attending home schools, public, parochial, or private high schools who are in their freshman, sophomore, junior or senior (grades 9 through 12) year of study.
    The George S. & Stella M. Knight Essay Contest
    The program is designed to give freshman, sophomore, junior and senior students an opportunity to explore events that shaped American history.  Conducted at the Chapter, State Society and National Society levels, the students must submit an original essay with topics based on original research and deal with an event, person, philosophy or ideal associated with the American Revolution, Declaration of Independence, or the framing of the United States Constitution. 
    Florida Law Related Education Association:
    United States Senate Youth Program
    The United States Senate Youth Program, established in 1962 by US Senate Resolution, is a unique educational experience for outstanding high school juniors and seniors interested in pursuing careers in public service.