Archive for Wednesday, December 5, 2012

VFW announces award winners

The Basehor VFW Post 11499 is located at 2805 N. 155th St. in Basehor.

The Basehor VFW Post 11499 is located at 2805 N. 155th St. in Basehor.

December 5, 2012

Basehor VFW Post No. 11499 has announced its local winners of several annual contests and awards.

The National Citizenship Teacher Education Award, which recognizes an educator for teaching citizenship to students, was awarded to Larry Booth of Basehor-Linwood Middle School.

Angelina L. Harrison won the post’s Voice of Democracy contest for high school students, for which the national winner receives a $30,000 scholarship.

The VFW announced 11 winners for Patriot’s Pen, which is for middle school students. Winners are:

Sixth grade: Hanna Day, Enriques Crutchfield, Kinsey Kuttler and Joseph Phillips

Seventh grade: Julia Suarez

Eighth grade: Jia Bondoc, Noah Lopez, Michael McEvoy, Peyton Myers, Derek Pascascio and Blaze Taylor.

The entries will now move on to district judging.

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