2021-2022 Patriot’s Pen Competition
Students in grades 6 – 8 can/should compete in the annual VFW Patriot’s Pen competition. Write and enter a 300 to 400 word essay. There are $55,000 in prizes to be given nationally by the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
The 2021 – 2022 theme: “How can I be a good American?”
Deadline for submission is October 31, 2021.
It all starts at the local level where prizes are $100, $150 and $200. Then on to district, state and national. The Brainerd VFW will accept entries from students living within 50 miles of Brainerd.