Ryan Manesh & his family
Sponsored by Post 6024
Fairmont – Anahiem Hills Campus
|Each year more than 165,400 students in grades 6-8 enter the VFW’s Patriot’s Pen youth essay contest for a chance to win their share of more than $1.4 million in state and national awards. |
Conducted nationwide, this VFW-sponsored youth essay competition gives 6th-, 7th– and 8th grade students an opportunity to write essays expressing their views on an annual patriotic theme.
The 2020-2021 Patriot Pen theme was:
What is Patriotism to Me?
Ryan was awarded:
VFW Post 6024 – Patriot Pen
VFW District 2 – Patriot Pen
VFW Department of California – Patriot Pen – 3rd Runner up
Read his essay