Three Twin Falls Students Top Local Writing Contest
Three Twin Falls Middle School 7th grade students placed first, second and third in the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Patriot’s Pen essay contest. Drew Johnson placed third, Abigail Gardner earned second, and Nevada Simpson’s essay was named the first-place winner in the local writing contest sponsored by VFW Lake Washington Post 2995.
Pictured left to right, congratulations to: Nevada Simpson, Abigail Gardner, and Drew Johnson.
The Patriot’s Pen essay competition encourages a better understanding and appreciation for our country among the nation’s youth. Students submit an essay in response to a question or statement which prompts them to consider how American history and democratic ideals and principles apply to their lives. This year, students were asked to reflect on the statement: “The America I believe in...”
Read their essays and learn how three middle school students describe the America they believe in…
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