VFW Voice of Democracy Essay Contest: 1st Place: Award.
VFW Post 4090 held its annual “Voice of Democracy and Patriot Pen” essay contest banquet February 29, 5pm, at the Post. Post Commander Bill Almy welcomed students and guests to the 2020 banquet. The banquet began with the Pledge of Allegiance lead by the Commander and a blessing for the food by Auxiliary President Shirley Teachout.
This essay is therefore less of a contribution to Schmitt scholarship, in the sense that it does not take a panoramic view of his corpus to determine his final stance on democracy, and more of an intervention into contemporary democratic theory using Schmitt’s argument as a kind of lever.
True democracy cannot allow a dictatorship to come into being but false democracy paves way for it Democracy is a system in which the people elect their representatives. The representatives of the people form (give shape to the government and the opposition.
The Aitkin VFW’s Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen winners were named at a program on Nov. 11. There were 30 essays entered. Hill City Schools held a Veterans Day service on Nov. 12 where essay winners were announced. Below are the first place essays: Voice of Democracy.
The Veterans of Foreign War Post 9170 held their annual Voice of Democracy essay contest naming the four winners. This year’s theme was “My Responsibility to America.” Shown here are contest chairman John Schneider, contest winners Kirstee Dunlap of Pettus High School, Abigail Traylor, Christina Perez and Leah Malone of A.C. Jones High School, and VFW member Filipo Vasquez.
The contest entry form should be sent as a separate PDF in the same email. Please do not include your name on your essay. Submission Deadline: Your essay and entry form must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. (EDT) on May 31, 2020.
The Essay Rubric for the Voice Of Democracy Essay Contest Rules Project Evaluation. All information about the notion of the essay rubric you can find here. the essay description can significantly assist students in writing essays.