First Place Winner, Theo J. Pologeorgis - Petaluma High School, Petaluma.
Second Place, Rhiannon R. Powell - Technology High School, Rohnert Park.
Third Place, Johah M. Gotlieb - Credo High School, Rohnert Park.
Patriot Pen Essay
Patriot Pen Essay Theme “Why we honor the American Flag”
First Place, Nazia N. Quadir - Kenilworth Junior High School.
Second Place, Clay Dennis - Petaluma Junior High.
Third Place, Nicholas Dennis - Wilson Elementary School.
Fireman of the Year - Battalion Chief Jeff Holden, presented by Chief Larry Anderson
Law Enforcement Officer of the Year - Officer Patrick Gerke, presented by Chief Ken Savanon
Congratulations to all the winners and honorees
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