Jack Robey student wins VFW essay award

Kaylor Canada, an eighth-grader at Jack Robey Junior High School, recently received the Veterans of Foreign Wars Youth Essay Contest Award.

Her essay won second place in the competition, which was sponsored by the Arkansas Department of VFW. Kaylor demonstrated her literacy skills by submitting her essay entitled, “Our Founding Fathers.”

The competition included entrants from around the state of Arkansas.