VFW honors essay contest winners
A banquet was held Feb. 12 in the VFW Post 1676 to honor the Detroit Lakes and Holy Rosary middle school students for their participation in the VFW sponsored program, Patriot's Pen essay contest.
First, second and third prizes were awarded to the winners in grades sixth-eighth in both schools. The essay subject was "Why I am an American Patriot."
The sixth graders at Holy Rosary wrote their essay title of "What Freedom Means to Me."