Voice of Democracy Program
VFW Lilac Post 5815 and its Ladies Auxiliary
invite all high school students in
Lombard, including home-schooled students, to participate
in the VFW Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition.
The theme for 2013-2014 is "Why I'm Optimistic About our Nation's Future." All entries must
be received by the VFW Post by November 1, 2013. The national
scholarship award is $30,000.
Students compete by writing an essay and recording
it on an audio CD or cassette tape. This year’s theme is Why I'm Optimistic About our Nation's Future. The recording should be no
shorter than 3 minutes and no longer than 5 minutes (plus or minus 5
seconds), and the student cannot be identified in any way in the body
of the essay or in the audio recording.
Students in the Lombard, Illinois, area should
download this 2013-2014
Voice of Democracy Flyer and Official Entry Form.
These students should submit their Entry Form, neatly typed essay, and
audio CD or cassette to VOD, VFW Lilac Post 5815, P. O. Box 1912,
Lombard, IL 60148. Be sure to read and follow the rules on the
Questions about the Voice of Democracy in the
Lombard area should be directed to Tom Zilla or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students elsewhere in the country can download
this national 2013-2014
Voice of Democracy Flyer and Official Entry Form and send it to a
sponsoring VFW Post in their area. Additional information about this
can also be found on the national VFW website at http://www.vfw.org.
page last updated October 24, 2013