Sisters Madelyn and Clara Tangen each wrote essays for the Auxillary and VFW essay contests. The Auxiliary and VFW are very proud of their placings at the District level. Clara took 1st place for her Patriot’s Pen essay “Why I honor the American Flag”. Madelyn took 2nd place for her Voice of Democracy essay “Why my Vote Matters”. They put a lot of hard work into their essays and it showed!