The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Ceremony Selection Essay Four Goff students will be participating in the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Ceremony at the Arlington National Cemetery as part of the Washington DC trip. As part of the honor guard, they will place the wreath at the foot of the monument. This is a great honor and in order to be considered as a possible participant, a student must submit an essay of not more than 150 words based on the following topic: The Importance of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Your essay should include the importance of the Tomb: 1. To the Nation 2. To You Essays should be returned to Mr. Taylor before 3:00 Oct. 17, 2008.