VFW Announces Kick-Off of Annual Scholarship Competitions
Courtesy of the Vidalia/Lyons VFW Post 3563
Lyons/Vidalia Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 3563 announces the kick-off of this year’s VFW’s Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen Scholarship essay competitions. Local High School and Middle School Students can compete for thousands of dollars in scholarships and a trip to Washington D.C.
Local schools have assigned, or will assign, teachers to help navigate students through this process. Middle School Students must write and type a 300-400 word essay and High School students must write (and record) a threeto five-minute essay on the selected theme and present their recording, typed essay, and completed entry form by October 31. Vidalia Lyons VFW post will pick up and review all entries on Wednesday, November 1. To learn more about this year’s themes or the competition, interested students, parents, and teachers should contact the Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen Chairman Sandi Harris at (912) 326-0801.