2018 Veterans Day Essay Winner

Congratulations to the winners of our Veterans Day Essay contest!

Category Winner Grade City Prize
Grades 1-6 Kylie Kyle 3 Pocatello $250
Grades 7–9 Emma Standley 8 Pocatello $500
Grades 10–12 Laurna Chapman 12 Idaho Falls $750


The essay contest gave youth an opportunity to put in their own words the impact that their family member’s military service has made in their lives. Essays were judged by a panel of individuals representing Farm Bureau Insurance, the Pocatello Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States of America

One or more winners will have the opportunity to read a portion of their essay during our Salute to Idaho Veterans on November 9, 2018.

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