Patriot’s Pen: My Pledge to Our Veterans by Kathryn Mayer

By: Kathryn Mayer | Lacrosse Tribune • PUBLISHED: March 22, 2023

Local winners have been announced in the 2022 VFW Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest sponsored by Westby Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8021. The theme of the competition was “My Pledge to Our Veterans.”

The contest was open to all students in Grades 6 through 8 including home-schooled students. This is a national contest. Prizes and scholarships can be awarded at the post, district, state and national level.