College Place Middle students honored as VFW essay contest winners

VFW Post 1040 on Jan. 16 presented awards to winners of the Patriot’s Pen youth essay-writing contest at College Place Middle School. Students wrote an essay on this year's theme, "What Patriotism Means to Me." From left, back row: Frank Martinez, Post 1040 Sr. Vice Commander; John Zambrano, Chaplain and Andy Dingman, Patriots Pen Chairman. Front Row: 1st Place winner- Samantha Dickinson; 2nd Place- Ines Broerson and 3rd Place - Yusuf Ishaque.

VFW Post 1040 on Jan. 16 presented awards to winners of the Patriot’s Pen youth essay-writing contest at College Place Middle School. Students wrote an essay on this year’s theme, “What Patriotism Means to Me.” From left, back row: Frank Martinez, Post 1040 Sr. Vice Commander; John Zambrano, Chaplain and Andy Dingman, Patriots Pen Chairman.
Front Row: 1st Place winner- Samantha Dickinson; 2nd Place- Ines Broerson and 3rd Place – Yusuf Ishaque.

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