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Parker wins Patriot’s Pen contest

Blake Parker, an eighth-grade student at Sisters Middle School, won the Patriot’s Pen essay contest hosted by VFW Post 8138. The essay, on the topic “What makes America great,” was selected among a number of entries. The award to this student included a formal letter, a patriot medal, and a check for $400 for her efforts. Her essay now qualifies for regional


Parker told The Nugget that it felt good winning the competition, which she entered as a way of building scholarship funding for her future college education.


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