Dedicated to encouraging a better understanding and
appreciation of America, the VFW's Voice of Democracy and Patriot's Pen
essay competitions help foster patriotism among today's youth. The
programs also promote friendly competition and rewards success in the
form of some $3 million in scholarships.
VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS
DEPARTMENT OF IDAHO
YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM WINNERS
This year's theme for both programs challenged students to answer the
question, "What Makes America Great?" The Voice of Democracy audio-essay
competition is open to all students in grades 9-12. Each state winner
received an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C., where the top
national prize of a $30,000 scholarship is awarded. More than 40,000
students competed in the competition.
VOICE OF DEMOCRACY
Liliane Anderson was the 2019-2020
Department of Idaho Voice of Democracy Winner.
Sponsored by District #8 - Post 1004 Snake River (Rigby)Please click below to listen to Lilian's speech.