VFW, Auxiliary offer scholarships for students
Post 1676 VFW and the VFW Auxiliary announce the start of the Voice of Democracy and Patriots Pen Scholarship competition.
The 2011-12 Patriots Pen theme is "Are you proud of your country." The contest is open to sixth through eighth grade students enrolled in public, private, parochial and home schools.
Essay length is 300-400 type-written words and students must write their own essay.
All entries must be submitted to the sponsoring post by Nov. 1, 2011.