11th Annual National Veterans Day Poster & Essay Contest

Paralyzed Veterans of America is pleased to announce the results of its 11th annual national Veterans Day Poster and Essay Contest.

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) launched this contest as a way to creatively and actively involve America’s youth in the celebration of Veterans Day.  We are proud to report that we received more than 800 poster and essay entries creatively expressing this year’s theme “What Can I Learn From A Veteran.”

GRAND PRIZE WINNERS

Grand Prize Poster Winner
Maria Gonzalez Ibar, Patrick Henry Elementary School, Arlington, VA

2014 Paralyzed Veterans of America Veterans Day Poster Contest Grand Prize Winner

Grand Prize Essay Winner
Lindsey Arruda, Somerset Middle School, Somerset, MA 
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CATEGORY WINNERS

Poster Category Winner 1st–2nd Grade
Rylan Smith-Yonts, Barrow Elementary School, Columbia, TX

2014 Poster Contest Category Winner

Poster Category Winner 3rd–4th Grade
Jalen Nelson, St. Angela School, Chicago, IL

2014 Paralyzed Veterans of America Veterans Day Poster Contest category winner 

Essay Category Winner 5th–6th Grade
Michelle Binder, Christ the Divine Teacher School, Latrobe, PA
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Essay Category Winner 7th–8th Grade
Kyle McCormick, South Park Middle School, South Park, PA
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Congratulations to the Grand Prize winners and finalists, and thanks to all students, teachers, and parents for participating and for your support of our nation’s veterans!

Read the 2014 Finalists Essays

View the 2014 Finalists Posters

Please check www.pva.org/posteressay in the spring of 2015 for information on the upcoming 12th Annual Paralyzed Veterans of America Veterans Day Poster and Essay Contest. If you have any questions regarding the contest, please email your questions to:  postercontest@pva.org.

 

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