First place essay for Patriotism Month
March 17, 2021
The Month of February was a month to celebrate and observe Partiotism.
The Malta VFW Auxiliary sponsored and held a creative essay writing event called "The Patriot's Pen."
According to Kari Hould of the Malta VFW Auxiliary, four students were selected from the nearly 70 entries to represent The Buster Deo VFW Post 4067 in District and State competition. The local winners were selected in November after a three hour gathering of judges to provide scores on students original works on the theme “What Is Patriotism To Me?”
Local judges scored each essay with 30 points for knowledge of the...