Creswell, News

Lexie Smith wins at VFW Districts

From left: Mike Beyerlin, District 13 scholarship chair, Lexie Smith and Will Parrish, district commander at VFW Districts on Dec. 14. Photo provided?Bob Beck

Creswell Middle School student Lexie Smith received the first-place award for the Patriot's Pen essay contest by local VFW District 13 on Dec. 14. District 13 contains eight posts in the southern Willamette Valley; of the nine awards presented this year for the Student and Teacher of the Year programs, four were awarded to Creswell VFW Post candidates, said Bob Beck, Creswell VFW . . .