Since the inception of the department of pennsylvania state essay contest in 1935, the american legion has awarded well over $500,000 in scholarships, while local american legion posts, counties, districts and sections have also offered suitable awards and prizes for their respective best essay winners. Lehighton american legion auxiliary unit 314 honored four student winners of the unit's americanism essay contest at the june meeting held monday at the post homehonored were samantha muffley, emily haberman, brook schleicher and paige schultzsamantha muffley, a 10th-grader at lehighton area high school, is the daughter of denise and charles swartzhaberman, an eighth-grader at lehighton. State poppy poster winners will be announced in july at the annual american legion state convention held in springfield, illinois the essay contest is also a statewide competition with four.
Good luck throughout the 2014-15 season american legion oratorical contest the one above was last year's winner school band & orchestra essay contest. The state award from the ohio american legion for the 18 state winners is a five (5) day, all expenses paid trip to gettysburg, pennsylvania and washington dc under the direction of the department americanism director, accompanied by representatives of the ohio american legion and ohio american legion auxiliary. First-time contestant andrew steinberg is the winner of the 80th oratorical contest watch video 2018 american legion national oratorical contest - carlissa. Hurlock — the hurlock american legion auxiliary no243 honored north dorchester middle school sixth-grader ben wheatley as the first-place winner of its 2014 essay contest.
4000 saratoga avenue downers grove, il 60515 unit 80 hosted the winners of our 2014 americanism essay contest 2013-2014 american legion auxiliary dues. With the goal of developing a deeper knowledge and appreciation for the united states flag, the american legion sponsors a fifth grade flag essay contest. Americanism essay contest for grades 7-12 local winners are forwarded for competition at the regional level and regional winners compete for national prizes. Winners told in american legion essay contest december 23, 2015 greene county news online american legion post 11 announced dec 21 that isabella schroeder is the first place winner in this year's essay contest for fifth graders. The american legion national emergency fund was born out of natural disasters to compassionately heal the wounds of catastrophe and help save their homes a major disaster could happen to any legionaire in any home town at anytime and make them homeless.
Middle school essay winner posted on december 17, 2014 by news staff each year, the department of virginia sponsors a middle school essay contest that is open to all middle school students within the sponsoring jurisdiction of established american legion posts. Americanism and the 2014-2019 centennial strategic plan - promoting patriotism and responsible american legion auxiliary mission by feeling patriotic and. Entries due to local post no later than nov 15, 2017 the american legion of iowa is sponsoring a fifth grade flag essay contest to help foster a deeper knowledge of and appreciation for the symbol of our country. Your contributions can make life-changing differences for our veterans.
Shippensburg american legion essay chairwoman chris guyer, center, is pictured with some of the post 223 essay contest winners from left to right are 3rd-grader allison hunt who won first. American legion post 89 has just completed its annual fifth grade flag essay contest this is a contest to teach 5th grade students about the history, the meaning of the. Pennsylvania state essay contest in 1935, the american legion has awarded well essay winners as well 19 10/28/2014 5:11:31 pm. Contact the essay winner and their parents participate in the promotion of american legion americanism programs how did you promote the americanism essay.
2016 - winner of this years oritorical contest eligibility eligible participants in the american legion high school oratorical scholarship program shall be citizens of or lawful permanent residents of the united states. O'leary knights of columbus #8224 free throw championship congratulated winners of the 2014 essay contest, what daddow-isaacs dallas american legion. The 2014 flag day contest winners and honorable mentions at greis park with assemblyman brian curran assemblyman brian curran (lynbrook-21st ad) recently honored the winners of the annual flag day essay and poster contest held at greis park in lynbrook.
The essay contest encourages young minds to examine america's history, along with their own experiences in modern american society, by drafting a 300- to 400-word essay, expressing their views based on a patriotic theme chosen by the vfw commander-in-chief. Youth remembrance contests for the senior winners in the four contests (two posters, one essay and one poetry), the legion sponsors a trip to ottawa to attend. American legion auxiliary 2014-2019 ala centennial strategic plan: promoting patriotism and responsible citizenship sponsors an american essay contest for.