2010 Recipient of the Voice of Democracy Award was Christina M. Carone of Half Hollow Hills West
2010 Recipient of the Patriots Pen Award was Cathryn N.
Spears of E. Northport Middle School.
our Winners and thank you to 115 participants took the time to write papers in this scholarship program
Voice of Democracy-November 1
Youth Essay-November 1
(Click on appropriate link to find out more about each program.)
Every year, hundreds
of thousands of students participate in the Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition and the Patriot's Pen Essay Contest, garnering more than $3.4 million in scholarships and incentives.
In addition to VFW's outstanding scholarship
programs, Posts and Auxiliaries across the nation work with youth in scouting, sports, ROTC and military cadet programs. By
providing leaders, funding, sponsorships and other resources, the VFW and its Auxiliaries encourage millions of America's
young adults to higher ideals and greater personal achievement.