What is a Patriot?
April 30, 2009 · Updated 1:05 PM
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post and Auxiliary 1949 announced its winners for this fall's elementary school essay contest. Shelby Champ placed first at Sunrise Elementary and first at the district level. Her essay will go on to compete at the state VFW convention in January. Lauren McKeever was a first-place winner at Southwood Elementary and placed second at the district level. Winners pictured are, left to right, front row, Meagan Johnson, second place Southwood, Champ, and Kessondra Gleason, third place Southwood; back row, McKeever and Bailey Sexton, second place Sunrise.
Photo by Brenda Sexton