AMVETS Recognize Essay by Leominster Freshman
LEOMINSTER -- Nawfal Labzae read his essay and spoke about his four-day trip to Freedoms Foundation at a recent Veterans Day ceremony at Leominster City Hall.
Nawfal represented Massachusetts at Valley Forge in Pennsylvania, an all-expense trip paid for by the AMVETS National Organization.
The Department of AMVETS awarded Nawfal with a $100 stipend.
The AMVETS National organization sends qualified ninth-grade essay winners from all 50 states.
“Seeing Nawfal smile and happy makes all the work put into the Americanism program well worth it,” said Larry McNeill, chairman of AMVETS Massachusetts Department of Americanism.