Sometimes, watching the news will make you a cynic. So often we are told about what is wrong with this town, with this state, with this country and with this world. It can be disheartening.
Well, if this is the case, there are some people you will want to meet. As part of the 2021 VFW 2498 Youth Scholarship Essay Contest Needham middle school students wrote on the theme of “How can I be a good American?” and high school students wrote about democracy with the prompt “Where do we go from here?” The VFW and Needham Exchange Club recognized the 2021 top essayists at a ceremony on February 3, 2022.