Metro students win local VFW Scholarship Awards

Three Metro Arts students attended the VFW scholarship awards dinner in Surprise for winners at the local post level of the competition. Top prize went to Jared Romero with a trophy and $100 award. Second place went to Paula Ventrella with a trophy and $75 award. Third place went to Sebastian Kleihs with a trophy and $50 award. Jared read his essay at the dinner and it was well-received. Jared also advance to the district level where he was awarded an additional $50 prize. (Paula, Jared & Sebastian are pictured)

Metro Senior Amelia Attebury also won a First place award at her local VFW post, and advanced to the district level competition.

Each year more than 51,000 high school students from across the country enter to win a share of the educational scholarships and incentives awarded through the VFW's National Voice of Democracy competition. This years essay contest topic was "Is the Constitution still relevant?"

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