American legion auxiliary and sons of the american legion are cosponsors of this americanism essay contest it's purpose is to aid the schools of illinois in the teaching of americanism and good citizenship. The american legion, department of maryland, has a long and proud history with the american legion oratorical contest, having produced six winners since the contest's beginnings in 1938. The 2018 essay contest subject and title is: what national monument means the most to me the american legion - department of illinois, american legion auxiliary and sons of the american. State and local oratorical contests arrangements for contests leading up to the department finals shall be the responsibility of each american legion department for competition prior to the department finals, the contest rules and regulations are not mandatory they are offered as guidelines. We at american legion post 171 in damascus, maryland, are veterans, men, and women who have served honorably in the armed forces during the war eras prescribed by law the post was founded in the fall of 1945.
American legion auxiliary unit 230 started the americanism essay program last year in martinsville candice carter, april french, vanessa french and angela lafary helped chairwoman sherri mcgee. American legion, do hereby certify that the above named student is an official contestant in the american legion of iowa fifth grade flag essay contest signatures: total # of post contestants. Jo sansevero president of the american legion auxiliary, ferron unit 42 announced the american legion women's auxiliary has sponsored this americanism essay contest and that has gone throughout the united states and this program has been very successful at acquainting students with the freedoms they enjoy.
American legion of montana chairman: jeff holmes the purpose of the american legion high school oratorical scholarship program - a constitutional speech contest - is to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the constitution of the united states on the part of high schools. The arick l lore american legion post 274, 11820 hg trueman road in lusby, held its 16th annual golf tournament friday, june 14th this event has been organized by jon baki since its inception. Please log in or create an account passwords are case sensitive use of the ala portal is limited to active members members must log in to the member portal in.
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. The american history essay contest was established to encourage young people to think creatively about our nation's great history and learn about history in a new light this contest is open to students in public, private, and parochial schools, and registered home-study programs. The american legion was chartered and incorporated by congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness.
The american legion auxiliary has opened so many doors for me through their girls state and girls na tion programs they have been so giving and i would advise any girl who is a junior in high school to apply for their local girls state program. The winners of the morris frock american legion post 42 auxiliary's annual americanism essay contest were honored april 3 at the auxiliary's monthly meeting and birthday banquet. Ocean city elementary school had several winners in the americanism essay contest, sponsored by the american legion auxiliary pictured are american legion auxiliary president tammy matrey, third. 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.
American legion maryland oratorical contest - free online college scholarship search more than 2,300 sources of college funding, totaling nearly $3 billion in available aid scholarships, internships, grants, and loans that match your education level, talents, and background. 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. Lesley brinton helps american legion post 60 in laurel by volunteering with everything from finances to cooking and essay contests.