Arnzen wins essay contest
Sarah Arnzen, a freshman at Prairie High School, was the 9th grade winner in the Americanism Essay Contest for 2004-05 sponsored by Fleet Reserve Association Branch 063.
The theme of the contest was “What Freedom of Speech Means to Me.”
Students in grades 7-12 were encouraged to participate. This year there were 117 entries sent in.
Winners were awarded $100 U.S. Savings Bonds and certificates of participation. Their entries will also be forwarded to the FRA Northwest Region in Seattle to compete in the regional contest. If they win first place there, the entries will be sent to FRA National in Alexandria, VA. To compete at the national level.
The Fleet Reserve Association is made up of active duty, reserve and retired Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard enlisted personnel.