WMS Patriot Pen 1st and 2nd

Wilburton Middle School eighth grade students Rylee and Hailey were recognized by our local VFW chapter for their participation in the Patriot’s Pen essay competition. 

Rylee was awarded first place, and Hailey was awarded second.  Both girls’ essays will be submitted for District competition.  The theme for this year’s contest was “America’s Gift to My Generation.”  Natalie Stacy is the young women’s English teacher and helped them with their contest submissions.  Mrs. Stacy was recognized as the VFW’s Middle School Teacher of the Year.