Commander Kalal, President of the Essay Contests Mr. Sherwood and VFW Secretary Janet Merrick were at Fairport Harding High School to present awards. The theme for this year's contest was: America's Gift to My Generation. There were just over 70 essays submitted from grades 6-8 from just Fairport Harding Jr. High to the local VFW Post 7754.
Students from Beckville and Carthage have received awards at the district level for the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ Patriot’s Pen and Voice of Democracy essay contests. Will Boggs from Beckville Junior High School won second place in the Patriot’s Pen contest for middle school students in District 19.
High school students participate in the Voice of Democracy contest and middle school students in the Patriots Pen contest. Voice of Democracy entries include a written essay that is then presented orally while Patriot pen entries include an essay only. Scholarships are given to each winner and their work is entered at the VFW district level.
Veterans of Foreign Wars and Auxiliary annually offer two essay contests in the fall. The Voice of Democracy (VOD) audio-essay competition for high school students, and the Patriot’s Pen essay contest for middle school students, each have a new patriotic theme each year. This year’s theme for both contests is “What Makes America Great.”.
This essay contest is open to high school students in grades 9-12. While the Youth Essay and Patriot’s Pen competition requires a written essay, the Voice of Democracy competition requires the submission of an audio essay. This year’s topic was “My Responsibility to America.” Lara Wahid, a 9th grade student at Kamiak High School was awarded runner-up honors.
With its “My Vision for America” theme, Madeline N. Peltzer was the state’s Voice of Democracy first place essay winner, the contest for high school students. Madeline is a homeschooled student from Laveen (South Phoenix), who represented VFW District 6, Post 9829 out of Payson.Learn More
The local VFW post honored student winners in a national essay contest sponsored by the organization. At a meeting at Elkin’s National Guard Armory on Tuesday, May 28, Captain Mark Garner Post.Learn More
A homeschooled student and an eighth-grade New Castle High School student are the winners of this year’s essay contest sponsored by the VFW Post 315.Learn More
At its mid-winter convention, the Washington State Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) recognized an Edmonds- Woodway High School junior for her entry in the VFW Voice of Democracy Audio Essay contest. Olivia Olson’s essay was awarded third place honors. The audio essay contest is open to all high school students, and Olivia’s essay addressed this year’s theme, “My Responsibility to America.Learn More
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Each year Mr. Shimmel’s students participate in the VFW essay contest. The students have special time in class to conduct this essay to submit in the contest. There is a theme for the students to write about, and this year it was “What Makes America Great.” To enter the contest, there are many different grade levels that can participate. This year’s essays were due at the end of October.Learn More
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Our annual VFW essay contests are going on right now! Area 6th-8th graders (either at Hillsboro Jr High, or homeschooled) may enter the Patriot's Pen essay contest. Area High school students (Hillsboro High school or home schooled) may enter the Voice of Democracy audio essay contest. Essays are due back to us no later then Oct 31st. Cash prizes are given out at our post level for 1st, 2nd.Learn More
Hugh H. Cherry VFW Post 1192 announced the winners of the national sponsored VFW “Patriot’s Pen Essay” contest for middle school students and “Voice of Democracy” contest for high school.Learn More
VFW Post hosts two essay contests. October 2014. The Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 9400 once again hosts its Voices of Democracy essay contest for high school students (grades 9-12). In addition, the group presents a “Patriot Pen” essay contest for middle school students. The topic for the 2014-2015 Voices of Democracy program is “Why Veterans Are Important to Our Nation’s History and.Learn More
Klamath high school senior wins VFW essay contest. 2019-2020 Voice of Democracy national audio-essay competition for high school students, sponsored annually by the Veterans of Foreign Wars.Learn More
Tens of thousands of high school students compete each year to win the coveted college scholarships sponsored by members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and its Ladies Auxiliary.Learn More