Fortwendel wins essay contest

Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Unit 673, Jasper, has announced that  Reagan N. Fortwendel, daughter of Penny and Rod Fortwendel, is the winner of the Patiots Pen essay contest.

Reagan is an eighth-grade student at Jasper Middle School. Her teacher is Jeff Zink. Michelle Brown is the school coordinator for the Patriot’s Pen essay.

The theme of this year’s Patriot Pen was “Why I Honor the American Flag.” Reagan’s essay was chosen from more than 160 entries.

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