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VFW Post 9008 Congratulates Patriot Pen Writing Contest Winners

Photo of Patriot's Pen Winners

Pictured left to right: Steve Cabello, Middle School Principal; Jonathan Polhemus; Dylan Vasquez; Kymora O'Farrell; Diego Santiago Lopez; and Lonn Moore, Post 9008 Commander


Fifty-seven Millbrook Middle School students wrote essays for the VFW's 2019 Patriot's Pen Youth Scholarship Competition. All 57 students received certificates for their participation in the competition. Four sixth grade Middle School students, Kymora O'Farrell, Jonathan Polhemus, Diego Santiago Lopez and Dylan Vasquez, won the VFW Post 9008 competition. The four students were given certificates and $25 checks from Post 9008 Commander Lonn Moore. The four Post 9008 winners will now compete in the VFW District 2 Competition which includes the following counties: Bronx, Columbia, Dutchess, New York (Manhattan), Orange, Putnam, Richmond (Staten Island), Rockland, Ulster, and Westchester. We wish these four students well as they continue in the competition!