2017-2018 Voice of Democracy Banquet

2017-2018 Voice of Democracy Banquet

VFW Post 1638 & Auxiliary had 177 6th-8th grade students from 4 schools and homeschool students participated in the 2017-2018 Patriots Pen Program.  The students answered the question “Americas Gift to My Generation”.

While our 2017-2018 Voice of Democracy competition had a record number of 28 entries for a chance to win a $30,000 scholarship answering the question. “American History: Our Hope for the Future”.

VFW Post 1638 & Auxiliary will recognize the winners of the 2017-2018 Patriots Pen and Voice of Democracy competitions with a Banquet on
January 27th, 2018 at Les & Jim’s Lincoln Lanes.  Banquet will open 5 pm – with dinner at 6 pm, and program starting at 7 pm.

We would like to thank Merrill Area Public Schools, Trinity Lutheran, St. Francis Xavier Catholic,  St. John Lutheran, and our Bridge Academy and Home Schooled students for making 2017-2018 a great year.

Congratulation Winners!

Patriots Pen 2017-2018
Christian Weix Home School- 1st Place Post – 3rd Place District
Madison Vandergeist Prairie River Middle School – 2nd Place Post
Emma Marlow St. Johns Lutheran – 3rd Place Post
Dafney Yates Prairie River Middle School – 4th Place Post
Gaven Reindl St. Francis Xavier – 5th Place Post
Erin Kremsreiter Prairie River Middle School- 6th Place Post
Molly Dallman St. Johns Lutheran – 7th Place Post
Olivia Troyer Prairie River Middle School – 8th Place Post
Evan Perry Prairie River Middle School – 9th Place Post – 2nd Place District
Liv Cordova Prairie River Middle School – 10th Place Post
Arin Dettmering Trinity  Lutheran – 11th Place Post

Voice of Democracy 2017-2018

Abrahm Akey – 1st Place Post – 2nd Place District
Lily  L Cordova – 2nd Place Post
Ian Springborn – 3rd Place Post

Dayton Frederick – 4th Place Post
Casie McAllister – 5th Place Post

We hope you will join us for a wonderful meal of Baked Chicken, Sirloin Beef Tips, Corn, Cole Slaw, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy
The fun will continue with dancing and karaoke.  Come join the fun!

January 27th, 2018
Social Hour 5 pm – Dinner 6 pm – Program 7 pm
Les & Jim’s Lincoln Lanes 1208 N Center Ave, Merrill WI

$20.00 Adult – $10 Student
Please RSVP to Alicia Weix by January 20, 2018.
Mail Checks to Alicia Weix N3076 S End Rd, Merrill WI 54452.
For further information, contact Tracy Jopek 715-302-8896

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