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Emir Abdelkader’s righteous life was shaped by his strong and ethical educational training and by his desire to learn throughout his lifetime. Abdelkader’s admired legacy in faith and life skills is relevant for today.

Through participation in the Abdelkader Essay Contest, students will become aware of the emir’s inspiring humanitarian spirit and courageous life story. Student education will be enhanced by combining history with current affairs, global civic and cultural awareness, reading, and writing while supporting positive moral and social skills.

The Abdelkader Essay Contest is well-suited for AP classes, Talented and Gifted projects, high achievers and independent study students interested in global civic education, history, culture and our vast global interdependency. This is a leadership development activity that encourages active learning and application with relevance.

In Their Own Words…Excerpts from 2011 Winning Abdelkader Essays

Inspired by Arab Muslim Hero… Elkader Students go to Washington, DC

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