patriots pen essay

Congratulations to our 8th grade Patriot's Pen essay contest winners, sponsored by VFW.  

The Patriot's Pen essay contest encourages young minds to examine America's history, along with their own experiences in modern American society, by drafting a 300- to 400-word essay, expressing their views based on a patriotic theme chosen by the VFW Commander-in-Chief.

1st place - Claire Manthei  

Claire's Essay

2nd place - Aryssa Trotter

Aryssa's Essay

3rd place - Bethany Daugs

Bethany's Essay