The Middlesex District 15 VFW and its Ladies Auxiliary are very pleased to announce that the entry of their first-place Patriot's Pen Essay Competition winner placed first in the Department of Massachusetts VFW Patriot's Pen Competition.

Calista Carter, of Townsend, a seventh-grade student at Hawthorne Brook Middle School, who was sponsored by the Townsend VFW Post 6538 and its Ladies Auxiliary, received a $250 check from the state VFW and $200 in cash from the state VFW Ladies Auxiliary for that accomplishment at the Department of Massachusetts VFW and its Ladies Auxiliary Voice of Democracy and Patriot's Pen Banquet held at the Doubletree Hotel in Milford on Jan. 12.


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