The Westport Veterans' Service Officer, Westport American Legion, Westport Vietnam Veterans of America, and Westport Veterans of Foreign Wars are holding a student writing contest related to the theme "What Veterans Day Means to Me."
This contest is open to any Westport resident in grades 9 through 12, regardless of the high school they attend.
- Entry must be student’s original composition
- Entry must be related to the theme “What Veterans Day Means to Me”
- Entry must be no longer than two typed pages in Word or PDF format
- Entry must be received by midnight on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 by email to the Westport Veterans’ Service Officer, Carol Freitas, at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Entry must be accompanied by this completed form (PDF).
- Each entry will be judged by the Westport Veterans’ Service Officer and a panel comprised of Westport Veterans.
- First place winner will receive $100 and will read their entry at the Westport Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, 2021
- Second & third place winners will each receive $50 and will be recognized at the Westport Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, 2021
- This year's prizes will be awarded by the Westport American Legion Post 145
- All appropriate submissions will be posted online on this webpage and on the Westport VSO Facebook page at www.facebook.com/WestportVSO