The VFW established the Voice of Democracy program (VOD) in 1947 to provide high school students with the opportunity to express themselves in regards to democratic ideas and principles. According to the VFW website, each year, more than 132, 000 middle school students enter the VFWs Patriots Pen youth essay contest. The VFW is dedicated to promoting patriotism and investing in our future generation. If you are a democracyloving high school student interested in a 30, 000 college scholarship or a patriotic middle school student interested in winning 5, 000, these scholarships may be for you.
VFW essay contest winners announced. (submitted photo). Each year, Post 9400 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, located in Sunnyslope, conducts an audiowritten essay contests for students in high school and middle school as well as an award recognizing an outstanding elementary, middle or high school teacher.
VFW essay competition open to middle school students September 22, 2017 66 Views Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW Post Kohl Jeck 2866 announced this month its annual Patriots Pen youth essay competition, in which students in grades 6 8 have the opportunity to win thousands of dollars in national awards.
James W. Middle School students Kaitlyn Dubynskiy, Ian Kennedy, Olivia Mussett and Camille Andrzejewski were the winners of the 2017 VFW Patriots Pen Essay Contest.
Each was awarded with a monetary prize of 400, along with a chance for their essay to move on to the District 28 Competition. New Milford High School student Kaley Toth, studying under Mr. Greg Holmes in the Social Studies Department, won first place in the Voice of Democracy competition and 100 for her essay. An essay by Claire Daniels of Schaghicoke Middle School, studying under Ms. Keli Solomon, won the Patriot Pen contest and 100.
In the VFW" Patriots Pen Essay Competition, " Victoria M. Perry, a homeschooled eighth grade student, was the first place post winner while Angelann M. Polangcos, a sixthgrader at Albert Ford Middle School, Acushnet was Patriots Pen is open to 6th, 7th and 8thgrade students enrolled by the Oct. 31 deadline in public, private or parochial schools in the U.
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