2019 Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest
Sixth Place | Department of Pennsylvania
$500 Department of Maryland and VFW Auxiliary Betty Morris Scholarship

Jayme McKay | 12th Grade
Media: Charcoal
Sponsored by VFW Auxiliary 6166 | Hermitage, Pennsylvania

“The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery is guarded at all times by highly motivated and proud Guards of Honor. I feel the image of an Honor Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in the snow conveys a lot of patriotism. He guards the Tomb holding important history no matter what the weather condition may be. It communicates the type of dedication one has to our country. Their focus is not on the snow, but respecting and honoring those soldiers that sacrificed their lives for our country. I admire the courage of those who guard the Tomb all day and night.” – Jayme McKay