The theme for this year is “Why I Am Optimistic About Our Nation's Future.”
Again this year, the
first place winner will receive $1,000 and the opportunity to compete at the
next higher level for additional money. The second place winner will receive
$500 and third place will receive $250.
The competition is open to all
high school students and specific guidelines regarding the competition and entry
forms can be obtained at: www.vfw.org/Community/Voice-of-Democracy.
entries for this year’s competition need to be submitted no later than November
1, 2013. Entries may be dropped off in the canteen at the VFW Post in
Naperville. The address for the VFW Post is 908 W. Jackson Avenue and the
canteen can be accessed through the rear of the building. Students should place
their entries in an envelope and put “Voice of Democracy” and Tom Parker's name
(Coordinator) on the front of the envelope.
For questions regarding this
competition, please contact Tom Parker at firstname.lastname@example.org