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Lee Middle School essay winners recognized

  • By The Newnan Times-Herald
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  • Jan. 26, 2019 - 6:48 PM

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Lee Middle School essay winners recognized

Photos courtesy Janet Alford

Winners in Lee Middle School’s Patriot’s Pen essay contest recently were recognized. From left are VFW member Billy Alford, Commander John Skinner, third-place winner Gabriela Veloso and first-place winner Maya Coleman.

Representatives from VFW Post 2667, Newnan, recently traveled to Lee Middle School to recognize the school’s winners of the Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest.

The Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest is an annual competition that is open to all students in sixth, seventh and eighth grades, including home-schoolers and students from private, public and online schools.

This year’s theme was “Why I Honor the American Flag.”

VFW member Billy Alford, Commander John Skinner and Adjutant Jeff Bouchard presented certificates and medals to first-place winner Maya Coleman, second-place winner Sophie Lear and third-place winner Gabriela Veloso.