The VFW Auxiliary from Post 2052 in Romeo recently selected winners of the local judging for the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest. Of 67 entries from Romeo, Almont and Armada High Schools, 45 qualified to be judged by 2 professional artists. First place went to Jacob Battani, a senior at Almont H.S.. Second place went to Jasmine Hudgins, senior, Romeo H.S. and third place wnt to Brook Celusnak, sophomore, Romeo H.S. According to the judges, Jacob's submission personified the best example of originality, presentation, patriotism, clarity of ideas, design technique, total impact and uniqueness. His picture will now compete at the State level for additional monetary awards. See the website: vfwauxiliary.org/scholarship for more info.