Patriot’s Pen, Voice of Democracy winners announced
The annual Patriot’s Pen and Voice of Democracy essay contest winners have been announced. VFW contest chairman Ed Lozinski recently made the annoucment.
Patriot’s Pen winners were: Damian Walder (sixth grade), Jackson Lacek (eighth grade).
Voice of Democracy winner was Ben Engels.
At the local level, the Patriot’s Pen winners were: Faith Myhre, Jackson Lacek, and Damian Waldner.
At the District level, the Patriot’s Pen winners were: 1. Gabrielle Verhelst (Canby), 2. Jackson Lacek (Minneota), and Damian Waldner (Minneota).
The district winners were chosen from the entire southwest Minnesota area.
At the District level, the Voice of Democracy winners were: 1. Jadyn Anderson (Luverne), 2. Libby Nemitz (Canby), and 3. Ben Engels (Minneota).