The Voices of Democracy Competition, sponsored by the VFW Post 4437, recognized Walton County winners at the January 2, 2018, school board meeting. Walton County Students in grades 9-12 were encouraged to submit a 3-5 minute essay on an audio CD expressing their views on the topic of "America History - Our Hope for the Future". Walton County had two winners for this competition, 1st place went to Rileigh Council-Stalvey from Walton High School and 3rd place went to Joshua Permenter from Walton High School. Each of these students received a monetary award for their efforts. Congratulations to these students!
Also pictured are Wade Wilmoth, Commander of VFW Post 4437, Kim Kirby, School Board Chair and Superintendent Russell Hughes.
Submitted by Donna Honish.