By Tammy Moore Teague
On Friday, November 9, Waldron Middle School students gathered at the high school auditorium to celebrate Veterans Day, and the winners of the Patriot Pen.
The middle school band and choir both performed at the event, which began around 8:30 a.m. Post number 1345 Commander Bill Coben awarded the winners with prize money for their entries in the essay contest, Patriot Pen. There were 100 entries in the contest, and the top 10 were given to the VFW Post, who picked the top three.
The winners were:
First place winner: Forrest Efurd
Second place winner: Whitley Fielding
Third place winner: Leo Lopez
Photo credit: Darlene Wood