Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 2259 awarded CHS students for winning entries in the Voice of Democracy Essay Contest. This year's theme was "My Vision for America." From the VFW website,
"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:
Braeden Davis also placed 3rd in the the VFW state competition and received a $1,000 scholarship.
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