Patriot’s pen gives 6th, 7th and 8th grade students the opportunity to express their opinion on a patriotic theme and improve their writing skills, while they compete for worthwhile awards and prizes. First place winner will receive a $5,000 Savings Bond.
2020-2021 Essay Contest Theme:
"What is Patriotism to Me?"
2020-2021 Texas VFW Patriot's Pen Winner:
Kate A. Kunkle | 7th grade
Boerne Middle School, Boerne, Texas
Post Sponsor: 688-Boerne
District Sponsor: 13
The 2021-22 Patriot's Pen theme is:
"How can I be a good American?"
All student entries must be submitted to a sponsoring local VFW Post by midnight October 31, 2021
Download rules and eligibility requirements here
Frist Place: JORDIN DONALDSON, 8th Grade
Second Place: OWEN BAKER STEED, 8th Grade
Third Place: LILLIAN KATE CARSON, 8th Grade