Catechisms are a part of the culture and history of the CofC. Members are encouraged to recite basic beliefs and elements of Confederate history. Children compete at all levels to display excellence. The Second Vice President is responsible for educational work. He/she should encourage members to write essays, poems, and to do artwork for General prizes. He/she is also responsible for catechism orders and encouraging Chapters/Divisions to hold catechism quizzes. It is also part of the Second Vice President’s to job inform members regarding bookplates and scholarships. Catechism and bookplate order forms, education circulars, and scholarship applications are available from Division Directors.