3-4, Why I am Proud to Be An American, 150 to 250 words
5-6, Why I am Proud to Be An American, 250 to 300 words
7-12, What Kind of American Am I?, 450 to 500 words
must present essay to the American Legion Auxiliary Unit by February 14,
prizes will be awarded in each category.
ESSAYS IN EACH CATEGORY WILL BE SENT TO DEPARTMENT ON OR BEFORE MARCH 1,
ESSAYS IN EACH CLASS SHALL BE FORWARDED TO THE DIVISION AMERICANISM CHAIRMAN
BY MAY 15, 2000.
may be handwritten or typed. The signature of the student must be at the
end of the essay.
Sheet or Title Page is required to have:
Teacher's verification of grade level
Student's school name
Student's school address, city and state
Minch Unit 44, 119 South 7th
Division winner will receive $25 and a citation.
PRESIDENT'S SCHOLARSHIP - To apply for this scholarship, applicant must
be in their senior year of high school and must be the daughter or son
of veterans who served in the Armed Forces during eligibility dates for
membership in The American Legion. Applications must be complete and presented
by March 10, 2000. Please contact Sherryl Ferguson (347-3071) for paperwork
if you are interested in this.