Yuma, Ariz. – The Ladies Auxiliary to VFW Post 8242 issued an invitation to all high school students to enter the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest earlier this year. Three Kofa High School students earned awards for their submissions.
Yulissa Aldana received the overall award of $150 from our local Ladies Auxiliary and $150 from VFW Post 8242 for a total of $300. Her work was submitted to the Ladies Auxiliary to VFW Post 8242 Department competition in Lake Havasu and she placed 6th in the State competition receiving another cash award of $75.
At the local level, Ayleen Torres received 1st Place locally and will receive $100 and Nigel Jones came in 2nd and will receive a $75 Art Award. All received certificates to accompany their award.