An award banquet was held on Dec 8, 2013 at the VFW Post 1075 in Harrison, honoring Pearl Harbor Day and the winners of the Patriot’s Pen (Middle School), and Voice of Democracy (High School) Competitions.
Winners in the 2013 Patriot’s Pen writing contest are, left to right: Morgan Hofmann (1st-$150), Samantha Russell (2nd-$75), and Honorable Mentions ($50 ea) Alyssa Feddersen, Elayna LeVasseur, Chevelle Crofoot, Chelsea Dunn, Bryce Lipovski, and Ross Wilson. Chairman Mike Georgia is in the back. The theme was “What Patriotism Means to Me.” Morgan Hofmann will advance to the District level at Mt. Pleasant on Jan 4, 2014.
Winners in the 2013 Voice of Democracy contest are, Chairman Mike Georgia, Brandon Carpenter (3rd-$75), Chris Hoefling (2nd-$125), and David Hoefling (1st-$175). The theme was “Why I’m Optimistic About our Nation’s Future.” David Hoefling will advance to the District level at Mt. Pleasant on Jan 4, 2014.