More than 11,000 students from around the world submitted entries for the 2019 Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition. The RCS has chosen a winner and runner-up from the Junior and Senior Categories. Approximately one-third of entrants were awarded Gold, Silver, and Bronze awards. The United States was honored to have 22 students awarded Gold, Silver, or Bronze awards. The first, second, and third place winners of the RCSUSA Branch will be announced September 13, 2019.