Students compete in VFW’s Voice of Democracy

Students compete in VFW’s Voice of Democracy

  • Sunday, January 13, 2019 1:32am
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VFW Post Commander John Walker, Rory Gilmartin, Carlee Rizzo, Jackson Klein, Coy Babcock and VFW Auxiliary President Dave Carey

On Tuesday evening Jan. 8, the first and second place winners of the VFW’s Voice of Democracy, for grades 9-12, and Patriot’s Pen, for grades 6-8, read their entries for the public. The winners were presented certificates and cash awards by VFW Commander John Walker and Auxiliary President Dave Carey. Family and friends attending were also entertained by a dance group from the Triumphant Theater with Patriotic themed routine.

Winners of Voice of Democracy: 1st Place Rory Gilmartin, Nikiski High School; 2nd Place Carlee Rizzo, Nikiski High School

Winners of Patriot’s Pen: 1st Place Coy Babcock, Aurora Borealis

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