Senior Jasmine Lardizabal wins VFW's “Voice of Democracy”
Jasmine Lardizabal, a Senior at Highland Park High School earned first place for the Veterans of Foreign Wars “Voice of Democracy” audio speech scholarship program. The theme for the 2016-2017 competition was, “My Responsibility to America”. Each entrant writes and records a three to five-minute speech. Her speech gained first place at the Highland Park VFW Post 4737 and her entry was forwarded on to Illinois 5 th District VFW.