City of Shawnee

Veterans Day Celebration


Celebrate Veterans Day with us online. The City of Shawnee, along with VFW Post 10552, American Legion #327, and the Sons of the American Revolution - Monticello Chapter invite you to join them in honoring all men and women who have served or are currently serving in the armed forces. 

Congratulations to this year's Smart/Maher VFW National Award Winners. These outstanding teachers promote civic responsibility or patriotism in their schools.

Elementary Category: Mr. Darren Roberts who teaches 4th Grade at Ray Marsh Elementary School.

Middle School Category: Ms. Stephanie Staley who teaches Social Studies at Hocker Grove Middle School.

High School Category: Ms. Pam Ogle who teaches Spanish at Christ Preparatory Academy.

Congratulations to this year's Patriot Pen Award winner and this year's Voice of Democracy winner. Both winners will advance to the VFW District 2 competition. 

Patriot Pen Award: Oliver Evans from Maranatha Christian Academy for his essay on "What is Patriotism to me?"

The Voice of Democracy: Asia Gibson from Kansas City Christian School for her speech on the topic, "Is this the Country Founders Envisioned?" 
Veterans Day
Veterans Day