VFW Post 4548 Awards CJHS Students $4,000

Posted on 01/18/2017

Cabot Junior High South students recently participated in Patriot’s Pen. Patriot’s Pen is a youth essay competition sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars. 

The competition provides an opportunity for students to write essays expressing their views on an annual patriotic theme.  The essay theme for the current competition is “The America I Believe In.”  

The contest consists of four levels. The first level (entry) is sponsored by local VFW Posts.  Local winners receive the following prizes: 1st Place $250; 2nd Place $200; 3rd Place $150.  

VFW Post 4548 awarded 20 outstanding writers at CJHS with $4,000!

Cabot Junior High South is proud to announce the following CJHS students winners in the VFW Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest.

1st Place Winners
Andie Fletcher
Nicholas Herring
Clayton Kincade
Anthony McIntire
Benjamin Matthew Saddler
Riley Strube
Jasmine Turnage

2nd Place Winners
Olivia Atkinson
Riley Campbell
Jordan Freeman
Jack Tebbutt
Kaitlyn Theobald
Delaney Ringgold

3rd Place Winners
Lexxi Halpine
Stormie King
Brookelyn Mitchell
Christopher Oginski
Patrick Scott
Shawnee Weatherley
Hayley Witt

Jasmine Turnage's essay was the one essay chosen to advance to the next level, the VFW District (regional) level where then one first-place winner is advanced to the VFW Department (state) level. The one first-place winner at the Department level is then advanced into the VFW national competition. The winner from each Department (state) then competes for the national prizes. The national winners will receive at least $500. The first-place national award is currently $5,000 plus an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. for the winner and a parent or guardian. 

BIG NATIONAL PRIZES/AWARDS total $54,500 and include the various amounts listed below:

1st: $5,000
2nd:$4,000
3rd: $3,500
4th: $2,750
5th: $2,500
6th: $2,000
7th: $1,750
8-9th: $1,500
10-11th: $1,250
12-22nd: $1,000
23-24th: $750
25-54th: $500

Congratulations to all our outstanding Cabot Junior High South writers, and thank you to VFW Post 4548 for recognizing their hard work!


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