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God, Flag and Country winners

February 25, 2014

Pictured in no order: Sammy Anspach, Gretchen Dwenger, Elisabeth Baende, Megan Jurosic ,Mallory Liles, and Ellie Whitemore participated in the 10-11 year age group on Sunday at the 34 Annual God, Flag and Country speech contest. Liles of Wapakoneta placed first in the age group. (Photo provided)

Five Wapakoneta City Schools students participated in the Fraternal Order of Eagles “God, Flag, and Country” speech contest this past Sunday at the Eagles Lodge in Wapakoneta.

In an informational packet sent to local schools, Herb Limbert, chairman of the God, Flag and Country committee, said “the purpose of this program is to instill in our young people a deeper understanding of the place of God, Flag and Country in our common lives, to make them more aware of their heritage and to make it more meaningful to them in the world today.”

Of the five students, four of them are from Wapakoneta Middle School and one is from Wapakoneta High School.

For the full story, see the Tuesday, Feb. 25 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

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