VFW Post 2667 and Auxiliary presented awards to students at Madras Middle School for their participation in the Patriot's Pen Essay Contest. The theme this year was "What Patriotism Means to Me.” School winners were Nathan Benson, first place; Lianna Realbuto, second place; and Camdyn Pickard, third place. Each student received a certificate and a medal. All students who submitted a 300-400 word essay based on this year’s theme received a Certificate of Participation. Pictured from left are Pickard, Realbuto, VFW Post 2667 Senior Vice Commander John Skinner and Benson.