VFW offering scholarships, hosting contests for students


VFW Auxiliary 7234 in Ocean View is holding a number of contests and scholarship competitions for students.

The Patriot’s Pen essay contest, for students in Grades 6-8, has entries due Oct. 31. The Voice of Democracy audio essay contest, for students in Grades 9-12, also has entries due Oct. 31. Applications for the Continuing Education Scholarship are due Feb. 15, 2019. Entries in the Creative Patriotic Art Contest, for students in Grades 9-12, are due March 31, 2019.

Information on all of the contests is available through school guidance departments or on the VFW website at www.vfw.org/community, or sent a request via email to Karen Ware at scaux@aol.com.