The Ottoville VFW Post 3740 recently held the local competition of the Voice of Democracy Program. This year’s theme is “Is Our Constitution Still Relevant?” Post Commander Otto Wenzlick and Ladies Auxiliary Chairlady Jann Eickholt present awards to Abby Siefker, first place; and Kendra Koester, second place. Of the 26 entries received this year, the first- and second-place winners will be sent to District 2 competition. The Voice of Democracy is the Veterans of Foreign Wars premier scholarship program. Each year since 1947, more than 100,000 high school students compete for more than $2.5 million in scholarships and incentives. Competition is open to students grades 9-12 who write and record a broadcast script on an annual patriotic theme.
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