Dec 182015
Southernmost VFW Announces Local Essay Contest Winners

Sydney Hamilton, a senior at Key West High School was named the VFW Southernmost Post 3911’s first-place winner and recipient of the $500 award in the 2015-16 Voice of Democracy Scholarship program. Hamilton’s audio essay (your listening to it now) was then judged at the VFW Department of Florida District 5 and awarded 2nd Place. Around 40,000 students in grades 9-12 participate in the “Voice of Democracy” audio-essay competition that requires entrants to write and record a three-to-five minute essay on a patriotic-based theme. “My [continue reading…]

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