( 5-22-18) To honor those who have sacrificed to protect and safeguard our rights as American citizens.    We at countycoverup offer a sincere thank you and would like to offer a five hundred dollar scholarship for the best essay on:

  • What does the first amendment mean to you.   

Entries must be submitted by June 5th, 2018.


1.  Must be in college. Undergraduate or entering college
2.  Essay must be more than 100 words and less than 200
3.   Winning essay will demonstrate an understanding of the first amendment both in a historic sense and in an understanding of what it means today
4.   Applicant can not reference or pander to county coverup.   This essay is to demonstrate a heart felt appreciation for what first amendment means to them
5.   Deadline is June 5th.  Essay is to be emailed to jrasawehr@watchtv.net
6.   Submissions must include name. College area of study.  And winning essay will be published on website with a senior picture
7.    The panel of judges will include three Mercer county residence but will not be done by staff at countycoverup