March 20, 2021
Fifth grade student, Harry Roth, was awarded 1st place honors at the VFW Auxiliary Department level (state level) for his essay on "What the American Flag Means to Me". He received a 1st place certificate, a patriotically themed blanket with his name engraved on it, $5, a flag pin, and informational items about the U.S. Flag. His essay is as follows:
What Does the Flag
Mean to Me?
The American flag makes me feel proud. It represents spirit, freedom, and pride. First of all, the flag represents spirit because the Americans never gave up on independence. Even when times got tough, t...