Making marks

Thursday December 12, 2013 10:39 PM

Ben Kramer, a sophomore at Whetstone High School, won the recent VFW Voice of Democracy local scholarship competition sponsored by Worthington VFW Post 2398.

For his winning essay, titled "Why I'm Optimistic about Our Nation's Future," he received a check from the local post and the right to compete in the VFW district competition.

At district, the winner receives an additional scholarship and the chance to compete with students from all parts of the state for additional scholarships.