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Crawford Wins VFW Essay Award

Samantha Crawford, a senior at EHS, recently won an awared through the Ellis VFW. The award she won was called the VFW Voice of Democracy Audio Essay award. Crawford had to write an essay relating to the theme, "American History: Our Hope for the Future." She, also, had to record herself reading the essay and upload it onto a flashdrive. Crawford won the area competition, receiving a certificate. She also won an ink pen and a $50 reward from the town VFW and Ladies Auxillary. "Writing the essay was eye opening. Connection our nation's history to the future was a learning experience and restablished pride in my view of America," Crawford said. Congratulations Samantha!


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