VFW Post 9284 Voice of Democracy

Walsh - 1/4/2023

SFHS student Anya T. won first place in the VFW Post 9284 Voice of Democracy essay competition! The annual competition provides high school students with the opportunity to express themselves through a recorded essay on the topics of democracy and patriotism.

Anya read her essay at the Elk Grove Village VFW Post on Thursday, December 1, and SFHS English teacher Susan Fairhead attended as the St. Francis High School representative to support and congratulate her. Anya has been participating in the competition since 6th grade when she was at St. Walter School. This year’s theme was "Why is the Veteran Important?”