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Voice of Democracy, Patriot's pen essay contest due Nov. 1


The annual Patriot’s Pen nationwide essay contest gives youth a chance to express their views in writing on a patriotic theme.

“What Freedom Means To Me” is the theme for this year’s contest, with a national grand prize of $5,000, sponsored by the Veteran’s of Foreign War.

Essays are first judged at the post level and the local winner will progress to the district or regional level, then on to the state level.

The winning essayist at the state level will receive $1,000 cash and an invitation to the mid-winter banquet, at which they will be given an additional scholarship.

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