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Dec 07

Magnet Sophomore Jaden Kim Honored by Local VFW Post

Magnet sophomore Jaden Kim debated the effort to reward ratio when he considered the extra credit writing assignment Mr. Greene offered in early November via the annual Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) essay contest.  In the end, Mr. Kim decided it was worth it. Little did he know when he submitted his essay that (besides getting the opportunity to reflect deeply on the role of our veterans past and future) his efforts would also earn him a $250 dollar honorarium for his 3rd place essay based on the following prompt: “American History: Our Hope for the Future”.  Based on his placing in this contest, he now advances to the district level of competition. A special thanks to all of the VFW members at post 4278 for this opportunity. And thank you for your service.