American Legion Auxiliary Unit 17 announces essay contest winners

October 23, 2013

Essay winners in the American Legion Auxiliary's National Essay Contest received $25 from American Legion Auxiliary Unit 17. This year's theme was "What Freedom Do I Enjoy Most?" The theme for next year will be "How Can I Show My Pride in Being an American?" Interested students are encouraged to contact Liz at 302-604-3343.

Shown (l-r) are Beacon Middle School sixth-grader Michael Podrasky; Unit 17 Vice President & Americanism/Education Chair Elizabeth Horner; Joey Lin; and Children & Youth Chair Diane Miller.  The students were fifth-graders at Shields Elementary School when they won the essay contest.