Sophie Trujillo, from Sacramento, Calif., VFW Post 10125 Entrant, represented the VFW Department of California, and received the $500 Department of Missouri VFW and Auxiliary Award

VFW Kicks-Off Annual Essay Competition

Patriots Pen Entry Form and Brochure  2018-19

The 2018-19 theme is:
"Why I Honor the American Flag”

Student Entry Deadline: October 31, 2018

Students should first ask a teacher or youth group leader to supervise their progress in the competition. Then the student should contact VFW Post 10125 Tony Creel email: - phone: 916-600-1105

Conducted nationwide, this VFW-sponsored youth essay competition gives students an opportunity to write essays expressing their views on an annual patriotic theme. Patriot’s Pen is open to 6th, 7th and 8th grade students enrolled by the Oct31 deadline in public, private, parochial schools, or home study program in the U.S., its territories or its possessions.

Once the entry form is complete, contact Tony Creel, email: - phone: 916-600-1105

VFW PATRIOT'S PEN 2016-2017 Winning Essay