Essay Contests Offer Scholarships and Cash Prizes

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Once again this year, the VFW is sponsoring two essay contests with patriotic themes.

The Voice of Democracy is open to 9-12th graders and has a $30,000 scholarship for its Grand Prize. This year’s theme is My Responsibility to America. For more information, please visit http://www.vfw.org/VOD/

The Patriot’s Pen is open to 6-8th graders and features a Grand Prize of $5,000 and an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. This year’s topic is The America I Believe In. For more information on this competition, please go to http://www.vfw.org/PatriotsPen/

You can also pick up pamphlets with more information at the library.

Entries for both contests are due November 1.

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