Archive for Thursday, December 10, 2009

Basehor VFW announces essay contest winners

December 10, 2009

The Basehor Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 11499 has selected its winners in the Patriot’s Pen contest. The contest requires a 300-word essay designed to explore this year’s patriotic theme, “When is the right time to honor our military heroes?”

From more than 400 applicants, the VFW announces the following winners:

• Ashley Sams, sixth grade

• Sarah Ford, seventh grade

• Joe Schmaltz, seventh grade

• Breann Drew , eighth grade • Chase Younger, eighth grade

• Brienna Bright, eighth grade • Rebecca Carroll, eighth grade

• Haleigh Linden, eighth grade • Hailey Robinson, eighth grade

• Justin Mance, eighth grade • Gage Wiser, eighth grade

Breann Drew’s essay won overall in VFW district No. 1 and has been submitted to the state competition.

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