Senior Julia Knox Named Winner of VFW Post 493’s Voice of Democracy Essay Contest
Julia Knox ‘22 recently won the Veterans for Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 493’s Voice of Democracy essay contest. The 2021-22 theme for the contest was: America: Where Do We Go From Here?, and Julia was named the winner of the contest with an essay about the U.S. government’s two-party system.
The Voice of Democracy essay contest has been a long-standing tradition for VFW since 1947. Students who are passionate about democracy are encouraged to submit an essay on the topic and are given the opportunity to receive educational scholarships and incentives. Julia will receive a certificate and a monetary prize for winning her Post 493’s contest and will move on to the next round.
Julia’s essay entry will move onto District 4, where she will be competing with the essays from other students in the District. Julia has the opportunity to continue in the competition to become the national first place winner and receive a $30,000 scholarship for her college education. Trinity Hall congratulates Julia and wishes her luck in the next round of the contest. Congratulations, Julia!
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