Creswell VFW participating in scholarship program

Creswell Post and Auxiliary 4039 is participating in the National VFW scholarship programs, “Voice of Democracy” (VOD) and “Patriot’s Pen.”
The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) started the Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition in 1947. The VFW became a national sponsor in the late 1950s and assumed sole responsibility for the program in 1961.
The Voice of Democracy competition provides high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors the opportunity to write and record an essay on a patriotic theme, competing for more than $2.1 million in college scholarships.
This year the VOD theme is “Why My Vote Matters . . .