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Miller earns Patriot’s Pen award
Makayla Miller (center) is joined by parents Les and Jennifer Miller (in back), siblings Ryann and Travis Miller, and VFW members as she accepts a plaque March 1 for her award-winning Patriot’s Pen essay.
Makayla Miller, a seventh-grade student at Poth Junior High School, received second place for District 20 in the Patriot’s Pen Essay Writing Contest at the annual VFW Awards Ceremony held in San Antonio on March 1.
Makayla’s essay was chosen out of 500 essays to be awarded this distinguished honor. She received a plaque and $150 in prize money. Her essay also earned Makayla first place at the local level at VFW Post 8555.
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