Archive for Thursday, November 18, 2010

Basehor VFW announces Patriot’s Pen contest winners

November 18, 2010

Basehor VFW Post 11499 has announced the local winners of the national VFW Patriot's Pen middle-school writing contest.

Students submitted 300- to 400-word essays on the topic “Does patriotism still matter?” Veterans and their spouses judged about 400 entries and picked 10 to move on to the district competition.

The winners were sixth-graders Michaela Grimes, Chandreah Hime and Isaiah Foley; seventh-graders Alyssa Foster, William Breuer, Marina Wilson and Zoey DeLeon; and eighth-graders Alyssa Bailey, Daniel Tady and Morgan Markovich.

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