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Dennis Walden
B: 1945-07-21
D: 2017-06-22
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Walden, Dennis
Kenneth Foster
B: 1921-07-18
D: 2017-06-22
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Foster, Kenneth
Marshall Perry
B: 1937-05-31
D: 2017-06-18
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Perry, Marshall
Antonio Velasco-Fernandez
B: 2017-06-17
D: 2017-06-17
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Velasco-Fernandez, Antonio
Jacqueline Mathews
B: 1939-07-23
D: 2017-06-15
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Mathews, Jacqueline
Robert Trammell
B: 1999-11-28
D: 2017-06-13
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Trammell, Robert
Buddy Hoover
B: 1940-11-28
D: 2017-06-10
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Hoover, Buddy
Albert Cooper
B: 1932-06-08
D: 2017-06-07
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Cooper, Albert
Dorothy Tucker-Whitmore
B: 1923-02-04
D: 2017-06-04
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Tucker-Whitmore, Dorothy
Sheila Buhneing
B: 1939-06-03
D: 2017-06-04
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Buhneing, Sheila
Gregory Blankenship
B: 1966-05-02
D: 2017-06-02
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Blankenship, Gregory
Esther Sparks
B: 1932-09-17
D: 2017-05-26
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Sparks, Esther
George Holman
B: 1931-01-03
D: 2017-05-23
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Holman, George
Benjamin Dawt
B: 2017-05-22
D: 2017-05-22
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Dawt, Benjamin
Teresa Clark
B: 1960-09-06
D: 2017-05-21
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Clark, Teresa
Charles Harrison
B: 1945-01-16
D: 2017-05-20
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Harrison, Charles
Donna Schoon
B: 1931-02-02
D: 2017-05-19
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Schoon, Donna
Falco Desiderio
B: 1932-05-16
D: 2017-05-16
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Desiderio, Falco
Dorothy Furgason
B: 1936-06-01
D: 2017-05-14
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Furgason, Dorothy
Helen Guy
B: 1934-10-01
D: 2017-05-10
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Guy, Helen
Chrystal Foley
B: 1926-02-07
D: 2017-05-10
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Foley, Chrystal

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Greenwood, IN 46143
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Memorial Day Youth Essay Contest & Award Ceremony

Forest Lawn's 2017 Youth Essay Contest Winners:

High School

Middle School

Forest Lawn Community Outreach, a program of Forest Lawn Funeral Home, will announce the winners of their Memorial Day Youth Essay Contest during a special awards ceremony at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, 2017 in the funeral home.

Six winners of this contest will share cash prizes totaling $1,600! Winning essays will be featured on Forest Lawn Funeral Home's website, social media pages, and other related print and electronic media.

This essay contest was open to all Greenwood area middle and high school students and submissions were accepted at the funeral home during the month of April 2017. All entries had to be presented in a personal essay format, with 500 to 525 words on the true meaning of Memorial Day.


Official Contest Rules CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD RULES [PDF]

1. Eligibility: Entrants must be middle or high school students enrolled in the Greenwood area School District. Entries from private, charter and home schools will also be accepted.

2. Format: Entries must be presented in the format of a Personal Essay, between 500-525 words, using a double-spaced 12-point font and must include a bibliography (not included in the word count).

3. Topic: “The True Meaning of Memorial Day”. Students are encouraged to discuss the essay theme with teachers, parents and friends. The essay should be positive and clearly focused on the theme. Teachers and parents may check essays, but the content of the essay must be that of the student.

4. Research: Research is essential in creating a quality essay. Please cite library resources, Web URLs with access dates, and personal interviews.

5. Bibliography: The bibliography must cite at least two references. Entries that do not include a bibliography will be disqualified.

6. Essay Entries: Must be submitted and received between April 1 and April 30, 2017. Entries cannot be acknowledged or returned, and they become the property of Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Essay entries cannot be accepted through email. Essays should be mailed to: Forest Lawn Funeral Home, ATTN: Community Outreach Dept., 1977 South S.R. 135, Greenwood, IN 46143. Entries must be accompanied by a 3x5 index card, attached but not stapled to essay containing the following information: contestant’s name, mailing address, phone number, name of school, grade level (ex: 8th grade; 10th grade), student ID number, and name of parent/guardian who will accompany contestant at the May 16, 2017 Essay Contest Awards Ceremony.

7. Evaluation Process: Winning essays will be selected on the following basis:

>25 points—Originality and creativity
>25 points—Compliance with the assigned topic
>20 points—Factual accuracy
>15 points—Grammar and organization of content
>15 points—Scope of research

8. Awards: $500 will be awarded to one each middle and high school first place winner; $200 will be awarded to one each first place runner-up at both middle and high school levels and $100 will be awarded to one each second place runner-up in both middle and high school levels. Each winner and his/her parent/guardian must be present to receive their prize. Winners will be notified prior to the May 16 Essay Contest Awards Ceremony.


Throughout the course of the year, Forest Lawn Community Outreach hosts free workshops, seminars, and remembrance events intended to enhance the well-being and overall health of the Greenwood, Franklin, Bargersville, Whiteland, Center Grove and greater Indianapolis area communities. All of our Community Outreach events are free of charge and open to all, regardless if they have been served by our company.

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