orangeleader.com (Orange, Texas)

November 12, 2013

St. Mary student wins 1st in Patriot's Pen Contest

Special to The Leader
The Orange Leader

ORANGE — Kylie Braquet, a 6th grader at St. Mary Catholic School, won 1st place in the V.F.W. Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest.  “What Patriotism Means to Me” was the theme this year for the essay in which Kylie competed with 7th and 8th grade students.  Kylie was awarded 1st place prize at the St. Mary Veteran’s Day program by Mrs. Patricia Kemp, representative from the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #2775.  Kylie’s essay will be sent to the District for judging and the winner of District goes to State.