Contest chairman merlin (bud) evered announced the post winner of the 2011 patriot's pen essay contest at the post 4608 monthly meeting held on january 9, 2012 patriot's pen is a vfw sponsored nationwide youth-essay writing contest that gives. The patriot's pen essay contest is open for middle school students in grades 6, 7, and 8, and the theme for this year's contest was why i appreciate america's veterans the winning entry was submitted by lara wahid, a student at harbour point middle school, and she also received a $100 scholarship. Slavin said that more than 800 students entered the 2011 patriot's pen essay contest, and that work on the essays had resulted in several great discussions about what it means to be an american.
Win the patriot's pen essay contest you could earn thousands in us savings bonds who can enter: the patriot's pen program is open to students in grades 6-8, who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the united states and its territories. Voice of democracy essay contest winner while the youth essay and patriot's pen competition requires a written essay, the voice of democracy competition. Schmitt-manecke donner vfw post 1638 and auxiliary of merrill recognized the winner of the patriot's pen essay contest the theme for the essays was are you proud of your country&rdquo over 140 entries were received from the different middle schools in merrill. 2011 persuasive essay contest winners our portable life yearbook art contest winners poetry 2011 publications vfw patriot's pen essay contest winners 2010.
The vfw has an annual nationwide program that provides the opportunity for students in grades 6-8 to compete in the patriot's pen essay contest which begins on the local vfw post level winners are selected from each local post to participate in a district level competition with the winner advancing to the department or state level. 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 one of 46 national awards totaling $46,000. Rham middle school student kenton lafleur said he never paid much attention to the importance of patriotism but last month, lafleur participated in the 2010 patriot's pen essay contest, sponsored by the hebron veterans of foreign wars post 8776 before he could write his essay, he had to think. Patriot's pen voice of democracy audio essay contest print this page voice of democracy audio essay contest once the student creates their essay and. Vfw patriots pen web site vfw oklahoma is proud to offer the patriot's pen essay contest each year more than 125,000 students in grades 6-8 enter the vfw's patriot's pen youth essay contest.
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Want more scholarship information 2010 and 2011 also qualify go to: patriot's pen essay contest, and scout of the year scholarship program. 2011 montana and north dakota youth tour 25 likes through the 2011 vfw voice of democracy and vfw patriot's pen essay contests either contest is november. Voice of democracy audio essay 2013-2014 state winner harman participated in the 2013-2014patriot's pen essay contest winning 1st place at local level. The newtown bee | 5 church hill road | newtown ct 06470 203-426-3141. Vfw nc district 6 ~ veterans of foreign wars - department of north carolina 6 winners of this year's patriot's pen contest: place winner read his essay.
Annual vfw patriotic essay writing contest the essay topic this year is vfw bernards patriots pen contest 10-2011 10/17/2011 11:04:41 pm. Vfw post #8739 and its ladies auxiliary are pleased to announce the opening of the 2010 - 2011 voice of democracy and patriots pen essay scholarship contests. Students must submit a typewritten essay between 300 and 400 words in length on the current year's topic patriot's pen essay writing contest application. The vfw patriot's pen essay contest is for students in grades 6-8 and challenges them to reflect on american history and their own experiences based on a patriotic theme.
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Winners and all other participants will be notified via e-mail april 8th, 2011 to enter e-mail your essay with cover sheet to: c4gc essay contest at [email protected] The contest is made up of three categories: the junior youth essay is open to students in third through fifth grade the patriot's pen is for children in grades six through eight and the voice of democracy, a recorded essay competition, is open to high school students in grades nine through 12. 100,000 patriot's pen essay contest entries from students in grades 6-8 each year all vying for the chance to earn one of several us savings bonds totaling $12 million, as well as an all-expense-paid trip to washington, dc for the national first place winner.