The judging for 2013 District 18 Voice of Democracy, Patriot’s Pen and Teacher of the Year was conducted at Mountain Grove VFW Post 3770 on Tuesday, November 19, 2013.
District 18 Commander Ed Hawley and District 18 Sr-Vice Commander Edd Linneberger conducted the judging. Comrade Iris Joe Kelley was present to operate the cd player for the Voice of Democracy portion.
Eight Sisters of 5 separate District 18 Ladies Auxiliaries did the judging.
D18 CDR Hawley and Sr-Vice CDR Linneberger are getting the paperwork in order in preparation for the judging.
VOICE OF DEMOCRACY
Theme: “Why I’m Optimistic About our Nation’s Future”
Judging Criteria : Originality, Content, and Delivery.
1ST Place: Caleb M. Ball 4107 Lebanon
2ND Place: Clay A. Smith 3770 Mtn. Grove
3RD Place: Caroline M. Dunn 6337 Licking
Theme: “What Patriotism Means to Me”
Judging Criteria; Knowledge of theme, Theme Development, Clarity of ideas.
1ST Place; Kathleen E. Mc Intosh 5366 Isabella
2ND Place; Morgan J. Mc Farlin 5366 Isabella
3RD Place; Alexis Cheyenne Shiverdeck 4107 Lebanon
TEACHER OF THE YEAR
Judging Criteria; An innovative approach to teaching citizenship, Development of resources to teach citizenship education and Passion for teaching citizenship education.
K thru 5TH No Entry
6TH thru 8TH Laurel Johnson 1014 Alton
9TH thru 12TH Jerry Wickens 473 Cabool