Each year more than 132,000 students in grades 6-8 enter the VFW’s Patriot’s Pen youth essay contest. The essay contest encourages young minds to examine America’s history, along with their own experiences in modern American society, by drafting a 300- to 400-word essay, expressing their views based on a patriotic theme.
Click HERE to view the complete list of 2019 Winners

Complete the 2019-2020 Entry Form; All student entries must be submitted to VFW Post 6605 by Midnight, Oct. 31.

The 2019-20 theme is: 
What Makes America Great