"The VFW established the Voice of Democracy program (VOD) in 1947 to provide students grades 9-12 the opportunity to express themselves in regards to democratic ideas and principles.The national first-place winner receives a $30,000 scholarship paid directly to the recipient’s American university, college or vocational/technical school. Other national scholarships range from $1,000-$16,000, and the first-place winner from each (state) VFW Department wins a minimum scholarship of $1,000 and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C."
Meet our Conway High School essay winners:
- 1st place, Braeden Davis
- 2nd place, Brooke Bynum
- 3rd place, Brooke Humbert
Braeden Davis also placed 3rd in the the VFW state competition and received a $1,000 scholarship.