Meaghan McDonough came in first in the VFW Voice of Democracy contest. Her speech also was awarded first place in the Southeastern Mass. district and will now be judged at the state level. McDonough is a sophomore at Rockland High School. Her entry was sponsored by David Murphy, teacher and director of WRPS at Rockland High. Left is Old Colony Post 1788 Commander Joe Pollini and Voice of Democracy Chairman, Jeffrey Najarian.