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Chicago Annual Tolton Essay Contest Open to Elementary School Students


Mar 28, 2024

The Chicago Tolton Ambassadors is Accepting Entries
Submission Deadline: April 14

Calling all school-age children grades 5 through 8 in the Archdiocese of Chicago. It's time for the annual Venerable Fr. Augustus Tolton Essay Contest.

 The Tolton Ambassadors-Chicago are accepting essays from Catholic school students and students who faithfully attend a Catholic Church in the Archdiocese.

Do you or someone you know have a way with words? Do you know a student who has a knack for solving problems? Maybe you have spotted the next Maya Angelou, J.K. Rowling, or Jerry Pinkney?  If so, encourage that child to enter this year's contest.

Essays must be submitted by an Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic school faculty member or a Catholic Church administrator to:

The submission deadline is 11:59 p.m. Sunday April 14, 2024.  See the poster for more details.

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