2013 Poster and Essay Contest: Essay Finalists

Paralyzed Veterans of America is pleased to announce the results of its tenth 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 700 poster and essay entries creatively expressing this year’s theme “Show/tell how you or your community care for our nation’s veterans who have cared for us.”

5th–6th Grade Essay Finalists

Matthew Torres, Aspire to Lead Academy, Kingsville, TX 
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Natalie Mena, Capital Christian School, Carson City, NV 
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Beatrix Stickney, Holy Sepulcher Catholic School, Butler, PA 
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DJ Ubinger, Holy Sepulcher Catholic School, Butler, PA 
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Madison Myers, Holy Sepulcher Catholic School, Butler, PA 
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Tim Roos, Holy Sepulcher Catholic School, Butler, PA 
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Trelden Robinson, Norton Elementary School, Kingsville, TX 
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John Wesley Jenks, Perdido Elementary/Middle School, Perdido, AL 
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Kalen Kimbler, Perdido Elementary/Middle School, Perdido, AL 
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Kyle Rodrigue, Seton Homeschool, Cut Off, LA
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7th–8th Grade Essay Finalists

Hannah Christensen, Baytown Junior High School, Baytown, TX 
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Emerald Wilson, Blocker Middle School, Texas City, TX 
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Cassie Karlik, Christ the Divine Teacher Catholic Academy, Pittsburgh, PA 
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Claire Pilewski, Christ the Divine Teacher Catholic Academy, Pittsburgh, PA 
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Sydney Stoeckle, Holy Sepulcher Catholic School, Butler, PA 
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Victoria Wilson, Holy Sepulcher Catholic School, Butler, PA 
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Andrew D. Rocco, Our Lady of Mercy School, Merced, CA 
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Zachary Koptis, Perdido Elementary/Middle School, Perdido, AL 
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Lily Wiesnegger, Sanford School, Hockessin, DE 
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Alicia Negrete, Woodrow Wilson Junior High School, Dayton, TX
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