Winners of patriotic essay contests announced

Shown left to right: Bill Yaley, Michael Pieper (accepting for Lucas), Cindy Stowell and Bill Yaley. Not pictured is Sydney Jacobs.On March 8, the local VFW Post and Auxiliary hosted dinner and an awards ceremony to announce essay winners at the local level.
The theme for the 2017-2018 “Patriot’s Pen” Essay contest was “America’s Gift to My Generation” open to all sixth through eighth grade students. The first place winner was Claire Cleary.
She received $50 and a first place medal. The second p...

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