YOUNG AMERICAN CREATIVE PATRIOTIC ART CONTEST
Americanism Program - Annual VFW Coloring Competition
The Brainerd VFW Auxiliary sponsors this contest for grade schoolers living within 50 miles of Brainerd, MN. All students are invited and encouraged to participate.
- K - 2nd grade
- 3rd - 5th grade
- 6th - 8th grade
May 9, 2023: The 2022-2023 theme was "Illustrating America." Winners fell into several age groups and not all could be present for the award ceremony because of school commitments that night. Congratulations to all of the winners.
Kindergarten through second grade students colored a flag. Winners in April 2021 at the Brainerd VFW were:
1 - Kinsley Malchow (1st grade at Lowell School)
2 - Ella Klinger (1st grade at Garfield School)
3 - Logan Erickson (2nd grade at Garfield School)
4 - Nora Wonders (1st grade at Lowell School)
What Patriotism Means to Me was the theme of the 2021 Brainerd VFW Auxiliary Patriotic Poster Contest. Grade 3 - 4 winners were:
1 - Macy Baloga (4th grade at Garfield School)
2 - Brooke Wymore (3rd grade at Lowell School)
3 - Kennedy Famoso (4th grade at Baxter School)
The VFW Coloring Contest is sponsored by the Brainerd VFW Auxiliary.