Shawnee Bowman, a Freshman Honors English student in Mrs. Lesnett's class, placed third locally in the 2011 Voice of Democracy Contest. The topic was "Is There Pride in Serving Our Military?" This is an annual national contest sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Students are required to submit an anonymous 3 minute audio recording and our entries were submitted through Post #6730 located in Sebring, Ohio. In this picture, Shawnee is receiving a certificate, $50 check, and pen from Mr. Brian Coffee, Principal of West Branch, and Mr. Tim Fairfield, Assistant Principal.