Archive for Thursday, February 13, 2014

Tonganoxie VFW honors THS and TMS essay winners

The Tonganoxie Veterans of Foreign Wars had a pizza party to recognize essay winners of the VFW's annual contests for high school and middle school. Pictured, from left, are VFW Commander Floyd Olson, THS teacher Kathy Nolan, Hadley DeHoff, Christian Grube, Grace Reilly, TMS teacher Debbie Holloway, Mariah Dohle, Blake Thoams, VFW essay coordinator Art Miller and Zeb Huseman.

The Tonganoxie Veterans of Foreign Wars had a pizza party to recognize essay winners of the VFW's annual contests for high school and middle school. Pictured, from left, are VFW Commander Floyd Olson, THS teacher Kathy Nolan, Hadley DeHoff, Christian Grube, Grace Reilly, TMS teacher Debbie Holloway, Mariah Dohle, Blake Thoams, VFW essay coordinator Art Miller and Zeb Huseman.

February 13, 2014

Veterans of Foreign Wars Tonganoxie Post 9271 honored essay winners with a pizza party last month.

The nationwide VFW contests are the Patriot’s Pen for the middle school and Voice of Democracy for the high school level.

This year’s theme for the Patriot’s Pen contest was “What Patriotism Means to Me.”

Blake Thomas took first place, while Zeb Huseman placed second and Mariah Dohle third.

Students who participated in the Voice of Democracy Contest had the theme “Why I’m Optimistic About our Nation’s Future.”

Hadley DeHoff placed first, Christian Grube second and Grace Reilly third.

The VFW Post also honored TMS middle school teacher Debbie Holloway as its teacher of the year.

Teachers Kathy Nolan, Kim Woodall and Lee Mielke also were recognized.

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