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Auburn VFW Post 1741 honors Bains, Karnofski

Presenting the award to Alexis Karnofski was Post 1741 Commander Bill Peloza, middle, and U.S. Army Sgt. Doug Jarvis, Post 1741 Chairman for the Patriot
Presenting the award to Alexis Karnofski was Post 1741 Commander Bill Peloza, middle, and U.S. Army Sgt. Doug Jarvis, Post 1741 Chairman for the Patriot's Pen & Voice of Democracy essay programs.
— image credit: Mark Klaas/Auburn Reporter

Auburn VFW Post 1741 recently honored two students for their work in essay competitions.

Victoria Bains, a sixth-grader at Holy Family Catholic School won the VFW Post 1741 and District 11 competitions for her Patriot's Pen essay on the theme, "Does patriotism still matter?" Bains' essay was awarded third place in the VFW state competition.

Auburn High School's Alexis Karnofski received VFW Post 1741 recognition for her local Post-winning Voice of Democracy essay on the theme, "Does my generation have a role in America's future?"

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