patriotism

Choctaw fifth grader awarded for patriotism

EOC Rotary Satellite Club hosts inaugural essay contest   By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times The East Oklahoma County Rotary Satellite Club recently launched a new service project calling for essay entries from local fifth graders. Designed to encourage writing and critical thinking skills, the inaugural contest was themed “What does patriotism mean in America today?” East…

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Nicoma Park student earns Patriot Pen Award

By Maxine Wheelan Staff Writer District 10 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary 7291 held their annual essay contest recently and a National Patriot Pen Award was presented to the winner as well as 22 others. The recognition ceremony was hosted on Jan. 14, at VFW Post 7291 for the winner of the contest,…

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