Florence Kidder Memorial Scholarship
The Florence Kidder Memorial Scholarship (FKMS) honors the memory of the first president of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of North Carolina, Florence Hill Kidder. $3,000 is awarded annually to a high school senior who plans to attend a post- secondary institution in North Carolina. The runner-up receives $1,000. The scholarship is not renewable and is awarded every year to a different applicant.
2020 Essay Topic:
Historic Preservation in North Carolina
Over the years, many organizations have preserved historic buildings and sites. Please locate a historic building or site in or near your county and expound on its significance. The building/site should have been built/significant prior to the 20th century. Your essay should be about the people who lived there, events that took place there, cultural aspects of the time, etc. Who preserved the building/site? Why do you think historical preservation is important?
Remember you must document from where you obtained a particular piece of information, including citations within the body of your paper and a list of works consulted at the end.
Must be submitted or postmarked by Feb.2, 2020