VFW contest winners announced
Voice of Democracy contest winners: (from left) Kurtis Quillin, Valeri N. Smith, Ashlee Aicher, Amber Hovanec-Carey, Moises Holguin, Taylor Deason, Hunter Pierdolla, Ashleigh Moody, and Asher Welfe
The winners of the VFW Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen essay contests and the Patriotic Art contest were announced at a dinner Dec. 12.
Winners of the Voice of Democracy essay contest for Stockdale High School include first-place winner Hunter Pierdolla, second-place winner Taylor Deason, and third-place winner Moises Holguin. Hunter’s essay also took first place in district competition. The Poth first-place winner is John Flieller, and the Floresville first-place winner is Kurtis Quillin.
The winners of the Patriot’s Pen contest for Poth include Ashleigh Moody, first place; and Shaley Holland, second place. The home-school winner was Asher Welfel.
The Young American Creative Patriotic Art winners from Floresville include first place, Amber Hovanec-Carey; second place, Valeri N. Smith; and third place, Ashlee Aicher.
Judges were Nancy Traeger, Molly Roemer, and Megan Locker.