Polk County
Polk County Officers

President: Diann Washburn

Vice President: Deb Thomas

Recording Secretary: Mallory Lucas

Treasurer: Tiffany Marx

Corresponding Secretary: Lindsey Myers

Polk County Women for Agriculture meets on the second Monday of each month, at 11:30 am at area restaurants. Contact us for location.

Constitution Essay Contest

Polk, Marion, and Benton County students in grades 9-12 are invited to enter the eighth annual Polk County Women for Agriculture Constitutional Essay Contest.

Prizes awarded will be $250 for first place, $100 for second place, and $50 for third place. Also, each entry will receive a $5 Dutch Bros. card and a pocket Constitution.

Contest deadline December 31, 2018.

Download the full contest details, including essay prompts here. 

If you have questions contact Arlene Kovash or 503-838-3512, or Carol Marx or 503-362-6225.


Past Essay Topics

2011 – “Which do you think is the most important amendment to the Constitution in the Bill of Rights, and why?”

2012 – “How do you believe the founding fathers’ agriculture backgrounds helped shape the Constitution?”

2013 – “How is the Constitution still relevant today?”

2014 – “Rewrite the Declaration of Independence in your own words.”

2015 – “Name five things you learned when you read the Constitution and write a paragraph about each.”

2016 – “If the 1787 Constitution were presented today, would it be ratified? Why, or why not?”