Veterans of Foreign Wars’ “Voice of Democracy” essay contest winners

Veterans of Foreign Wars’ “Voice of Democracy” essay contest winners
Posted on 11/17/2014
Mr. Allan Law, Commander of VFW Post 8759 presents award to 1st place winner, Emma BarnardEmma Barnard was chosen as this year’s local winner of the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ “Voice of Democracy” essay contest and was recognized for this achievement at the annual Veterans’ Day assembly at Amelia County High School. Philip Dawson was awarded second place, and Brandon Davis was awarded third. In total, Amelia County High School had twenty-seven participants in the audio-essay competition, and the three students that placed will have their essays entered at the district level where they will compete with other local post winners for submission to the state competition. The essay topic this year was Why Veterans are Important to our Nation's History and Future.”

1st Place Winner
Mr. Allan Law, Commander of VFW Post 8759 presents award to 1st place winner, Emma Barnard


Voice of Democracy Winners Announced
Pictured left to right, Mr. Allan Law, Commander of VFW Post 8759 and Emma Barnard, 1st place winner  of the Voice of Democracy Essay Competition. Also Pictured, High School Principal Mrs. Parcilla Salley, Division Superintendent, Mr. Jack McKinley, and  High School Assistant Principal, Mr. Steve Hudson
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