Red Bud VFW and Auxiliary announce kick-off of annual scholarships and contests

Red Bud VFW Post and Auxiliary 6632 are excited to announce the kick-off of the VFW Auxiliary’s annual scholarships and contests for kindergarten through high school students who may compete for thousands of dollars in scholarships and prize earnings.

High school:

Voice of Democracy: This audio-essay program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves in a patriotic-themed recorded essay.

Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest: Students submit an original two-dimensional piece of artwork.

Three-Dimensional Patriotic Art Contest: Students submit an original three-dimensional piece of artwork.

Grade school:

Patriot’s Pen: Students in grades 6-8 may enter the VFW’s Patriot’s Pen youth essay contest for a chance to win their share of more than $1.4 million in state and national awards.

Illustrating America: Students in grades K-8 can participate in this patriotic art contest that encourages students’ artistic abilities as they express how they see America through drawings and paintings.

For more on the contests, please see this week’s print edition.