Phillips County News - One Nation, Under God

By Sharon Kindle
PCN Correspondent 

'What Makes America Great' essay contest


September 25, 2019

“What Makes America Great” is the theme for the 2019-2020 year for two programs offered by the VFW Post 4067, which could result in prize money and recognition for a student entering the contests.

The Voice of Democracy “was started by the National Association of Broadcasters in 1947. The Veterans of Foreign Wars became a national sponsor in the late 1950s and assumed sole responsibility for the program in 1961.”

Each state winner is brought to Washington, D.C. in February 2020 to compete for $155,500 in national college scholarships with first place of $30,000. Each state winner w...

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