Each year a new theme is chosen and participants need to record their essays on a cd and submit the along with a typed copy and entry form to their local post. Lindi compton, an eighth-grade student, was named the 2016-17 patriot's pen first-place winner her essay on the theme, “the america i believe in,” won her a . Dedicated to encouraging a better understanding and appreciation of america, the vfw's voice of democracy and patriot's pen essay. Vfw patriot's pen essay contest winners posted on 12/08/2017 horace mann middle school students sydney crawford and logan fike participated in the.
Patriot's pen essay contest 2016-2017 patriot's pen gives 6th, 7th and 8th grade students the opportunity to express their opinion on a patriotic theme and. Vfw definition, veterans of foreign wars of the united states: a society composed of veterans of the us armed forces who have served overseas during . Voice of democracy speech competition and patriot's pen essay competition commander kalal, president of the essay contests mr sherwood and vfw.
Million vfw and auxiliary members located in more the vfw and its auxiliaries are the vfw patriot's pen essay contest is for students in grades 6. Commander manny samson of the veterans of foreign wars of the us john boyd post 7318, announced the kick-off of the vfw's annual. Every year, hundreds of thousands of students participate in the voice of democracy scholarship competition and the patriot's pen essay contest, garnering. Voice of democracy of the vfw va $22 million in educational scholarships and incentives awarded through the vfw's voice of democracy audio-essay.
Each year more than 100,000 students in grades 6-8 enter the vfw's patriot's pen youth essay contest the first-place winner from each state competes to win . By maggie mcmurray moapa valley progress the winners of the vfw student scholarship awards were announced last week pictured l. Three 8th grade students at eagle ridge middle school earned awards in the patriot's pen essay contest sponsored by burnsville vfw post.
The 2018-19 theme is: why i honor the american flag student entry deadline: october 31, 2017 patriotic essay writing contest grand prize: $5,000 award. Leon williams veterans of foreign wars post 4346 commander benjamin stanfield this week announced the kickoff of the vfw's annual. Conducted nationwide, this vfw sponsored youth essay competition gives students an opportunity to write essays expressing their views on democracy.
Seventh grader ramone covarrubias wrote the winning essay for the vfw patriot's pen competition in san benito county and read it before. The vfw is dedicated to promoting patriotism and investing in our future generation patriot's pen a national vfw essay contest for students in grades 6 through. The voice of democracy audio-essay program celebrated its 71st year with nearly 40,000 students weighing in on this year's theme, “american.
What is patriot's pen conducted nationwide, this vfw-sponsored youth essay competition gives students an opportunity to write essays expressing their . Florence veterans of foreign wars (vfw) post 3232 has announced the theme for the 2018 voice of democracy audio/essay contest. Every year thousands of texas students participate in the vfw youth the patriot's pen contest is a writing essay contest for students in the 6 – 8th grades or.