Local Senior Receives Award for Patriotic Essay Contest

Oakland County Circuit Judge Michael Warren, Co-Founder of Patriot Week, and Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson presented high school senior Lindsey Pieper with her first prize award for this summer's patriotic essay contest. Pieper, 18, attends Marian High School in Bloomfield Hills. She is the daughter of Dr. Dan Pieper and Donna Pieper of Bloomfield Hills. The essay contest, sponsored by the Michigan Secretary of State's office to help celebrate Patriot Week, asked students in … [Read more...]

Johnson and Patriot Week founders announce summer essay contest on voting for students

Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson and Patriot Week  co-founder Oakland Circuit Court Judge Michael Warren announced on July  3 a statewide essay contest for kids to encourage them to learn about the importance of voting. “We couldn’t think of a more appropriate time to kick off the essay contest than just before our Independence Day holiday,” said Johnson, who is a member of Patriot Week’s advisory board. “We really want to encourage young people to look at what makes America great, … [Read more...]