By Karla Pomeroy

VFW sponsors patriotic essay contest


October 11, 2017

WORLAND — The Veterans of Foreign Wars have announced their 2017-2018 student essay contests.

The Patriot’s Pen contest for sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders, has a theme of “America’s Gift to My Generation.”

Patriot’s Pen is a VFW-sponsored youth essay competition gives students an opportunity to write essays expressing their views on an annual patriotic theme. More than 120,000 students participated last year.

There are local prizes awarded, winners advance to the district, regional, state and then national competition. National winners may receive at least $500 with the ov...

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