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'More than a Veteran' Program

In our "More than a Veteran" essay contest, we selected 5 winning essays from over 800 submitted!
Congratulations to our 2017 winners!

Kelly T., Cary Woods Elementary School, 2nd Grade, Auburn, AL
Michelle A., Hibbett Middle School, 5th Grade, Florence, AL
Noah W., Carver Middle School, 7th Grade, Dothan, AL
Sophia C., John Will Elementary School, 3rd Grade, Mobile, AL
Liam N., Glencoe Middle School, 5th Grade, Gadsden, AL


Environmental Litigation Group P.C. offers $100 visa gift cards for the 5 winners of the "More than a Veteran" essay contest. The invitation to participate with writing an essay about a father or grandfather goes out to middle and elementary school students across Alabama.

Veterans Day is approaching and we would love to hear your stories. Who else knows our veterans better than their children and grandchildren? Help us honor them with sharing your stories about them. Tell us about his service, his most pleasant military memory or perhaps lessons you have learned. With your consent, we would like to publish the 5 winner essays on this page.

The deadline for submitting your essay is Veterans Day. In your essay please mention your veteran's name and branch of service.

"More than a Veteran" Essay Contest

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