State winners receive an all-expenses-paid trip to washington, dc to enjoy our nation's capital and compete for $149,000 in scholarships, first place receiving a $30,000 scholarship every year, hundreds of thousands of students participate in the voice of democracy scholarship competition and the patriot's pen essay. Patriot's pen talking points i've been asked to speak to our junior high school students for their upcoming patriot's pen patriotic essay contest this years theme why last year, more than 108,000 students participated and winners received nearly $1 million (primarily in us savings bonds) there are. Vfw post 12024 - scholarships - patriot's pen essay contest (foreign exchange students and former winners that placed in the national finals are not eligible to enter this contest) the completed essay and entry form must be in the hands of the vfw post chairman by midnight november 1, 2016 contestants may not. Patriot's pen each year more than 132,000 students in grades 6-8 enter the vfw's patriot's pen youth essay contest the national first-place winner wins $5,000 and an all-expense-paid trip to washington, dc the first-place winner from each state competes for national awards totaling $54,500, with each first- place state. Mar 9, 2016 the patriot's pen program is designed to foster patriotism by allowing students the opportunity to express their opinions on democracy based on an annual theme, this year's being, what freedom means to me the first-place winner, shane stafford, sponsored by vfw post 10468 in searchlight, nev,. Patriot's pen essay, wcmsbobby hollingsworth madison terry was recently recognized for winning the patriot's pen essay contest patriot's pen is a nationwide vfw sponsored youth essay competition that provides students an opportunity to write essays expressing their views on an annual patriotic theme the 2016.
Patriot's pen is a vfw sponsored youth essay competition that gives students an opportunity to write essays expressing their views on democracy with the prospect of winning us savings bonds students compete at post, district, state and national levels the top 35 national winners all receive at least a $1,000 savings. Three new lothrop students were recently awarded the patriot's pen for their essays pictured from left to right are new lothrop elementary school principal michelle barrett, us marine corps sgt jacoby, third place winner mackenzie robins, first place winner clarissa rosum, second place winner sara. 2009 - nichole overy 2010 - catherine o'hearn 2011 - erika campbell 2012 - celina walker 2013 - mattsen bradbury-koster 2014 - andrea o'hearn click here to learn more about the voice of democracy scholarship program what the vfw does for pelham patriots pen essay contest - the vfw believes strongly in. What is patriot's pen conducted nationwide, this vfw-sponsored youth essay competition gives students an opportunity to write essays expressing their views on an annual patriotic theme we invite you to join the more than 120,000 students who participated last year in this contest the national winners will receive.
Mar 8, 2010 —the winners of the vfw and ladies auxiliary sponsored voice of democracy ( vod) audio-essay competition and the patriots pen essay competition were announced late yesterday afternoon during the vfw national legislative/voice of democracy/senior vice commander meeting washington dc. Her essay on the theme, “the america i believe in,” won her a $5,000 award lindi was sponsored by vfw post 5813 and its auxiliary in greensburg, ky patriot's pen each year more than 125,000 students in grades 6-8 enter the vfw's patriot's pen youth essay contest the first-place winner from each state competes.
The winners of the patriot pen essay met with the frisco vfw member at american bank of texas over the winter break to receive their savings bonds for winning the essay contest all three winners are pioneer heritage students and all three are students of english teacher tom garner garner joined the students and their. Middle school sudents had the opportunity to participate in the patriots pen contest essays were written using the title, why america's veterans should be honored sponsored by the vfw and auxiliary cody anderson, morgann droegmiller and michaela mcdonald were all local winners, cody's essay.
The deadline for applications is november 1, 2009 students who wish to participate in the unknown vfw patriot pen essay scholarship contest must submit the required entry form and their written essays to their local vfw post go to 'find local vfw post' to find one in your area go to vfw patriot's pen. Post 7f183 and its fine auxiliary hosted a wonderful vod/patriots pen banquet to honor local students who excelled in essay and speech contests following the voice of democracy winners: katherine madigan 3rd place, $125 nick bell 2nd place $250 eddie maxwell 1st place $500\ ← previous.