VFW Post 1913 Announces Patriot’s Pen And Voice of Democracy Winners

A Gateway Academy student will represent Christian County and VFW Post 1913 in the regional Voice of Democracy contest after winning at the local level.

During a special Veterans Day event at VFW Post 1913 Wednesday Braden Howell won first place for his speech on the topic of “Is this the country the founders envisioned”. Hopkinsville High School student Carly Chadoin placed second, with Rahkel Mills from Gateway Academy placing third.

In the Patriots Pen essay contest, Ellen Groves was named the winner, with Andrew Foley placing second and Franco Friscella placing third.