Mendota H.S. student wins Voice of Democracy

Bonnie Hall, left, is congratulated by Mendota VFW Post 4079 Commander Joe Arjes as the winner of the local Voice of Democracy competition. (Photo contributed)

MENDOTA - Mendota VFW Post 4079 honored the local 2019 Voice of Democracy winner, Bonnie Hall, at their Jan 7 monthly meeting. VFW Post Commander Joe Arjes presented Hall with an award certificate and a $100 scholarship prize.

The Voice of Democracy participants were asked to present written and audio recorded essays on the 2019 theme, “What Makes America Great.” Hall’s entry was selected as the local winner and forwarded to compete at the VFW’s District 9 level.

Hall, a junior at Mendota High School, was accompanied by her family at the meeting.