2018 Youth & Education Awards Announced

NEW HAVEN, CONN. (Dec. 15, 2018)–The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States New Haven Post 12150 Incorporated have announced their 2018 youth & education award winners.

Brianna K. Lane of The Sound School Regional Vocational Aquaculture Center in New Haven won the Voice of Democracy audio-essay contest on “Why My Vote Matters.” Additionally, she also was named the winner of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Department of Connecticut District 2 and will compete at the state level in December. 

Anna V. Clark of Dag Hammarskjöld Middle School in Wallingford took first place in the Patriot’s Pen essay contest on “Why I Honor the American Flag.”

Laura Banas of Nathan Hale School in New Haven took the Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher of the Year award. 

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