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Zion Students win VFW Essay Contest

posted Dec 9, 2011, 7:20 AM by Unknown user
Congratulations to the following 7th and 8th graders who placed in this year's VFW Essay Competition.  Ryan Eilts, an 8th grader took first place and received a check for $100.00 from the Independence VFW post.  Mora Farlow, an 8th grader took second place and received a check for $50.00, and Avery Risner, a 7th grade student received $25.00 for her third place essay.  The awards were presented by representatives of the VFW post during All School Devotions on Friday, December 9. The students were given the topic, "Are you proud of your country?"