All senior high school and undergraduate college students are invited to express themselves in a national essay contest, with the possibility of a cash reward. Essays should be between 750 to 1,000 words on the topic: Why Separation of Church and State is Integral to Preserving Religious Freedom in America’s Pluralistic Society.” The deadline is March 1. Cash prizes for the top three national winners respectively are $500, $200 and $150. Every entrant will receive a subscription to the award-winning “Church & State” monthly magazine. Local entries will be recognized by Join Us For Justice. The essay contest is sponsored by Americans United for Separation of Church and State, headquartered in Washington, DC. For more information, visit joinusforjustice.org.