VFW, Ladies Auxiliary to host Voice of Democracy
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2775 and The Ladies Auxiliary are once again hosting Voice of Democracy for students high school sophomores, juniors and seniors; Patriot’s Pen for sixth, seventh and eighth grade students and Outstanding Citizenship Education Teacher of the Year competitions (grade levels K-5, 6-8 & 9-12).
All criteria are in the schools and further information can be obtained by contacting Auxiliary Chairman Patricia Kemp ( 409-886-2796 or 409-988-3269) or Post Chairman James Seales (559-362-6509).
Local Awards will be: Voice of Democracy–$300 & $200 Scholarships to be issued when a student enters an institution of higher learning; Patriot’s Pen–$100, $100, $75 and $50 in the form of a check; Teacher of the Year–$100 check for each level. First place winners in each category will advance to the district level; district winners will advance to the state level and the state winners will advance to the National Level.