SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES


Voice of Democracy

The  VFW Voice of Democracy contest provides students in grades 9-12 the  opportunity to explore democratic ideals and principles through audio  essays. Submit your audio essay packet to Post 4639 by November 1, to  enter at the local level.  Winners at the local level go to the District  and State levels to then compete at the National level.  The  first-place National winner receives a $30,000 scholarship and a trip to  Washington, D.C.

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Patriot’s Pen

The  VFW Patriot’s Pen essay contest is for students in grades 6-8 and  challenges them to reflect on American history and their own experiences  based on a patriotic theme. Submit your essay packet to Post 4639 by  November 1, to enter at the local level.  Winners at the local level go  to the District and State levels to then compete at the National level.   The first-place National winner receives $5,000 and a trip to  Washington, D.C.  Learn More

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Scout of the Year

Each  year the VFW honors three young people – from Boy or Girl Scouts, Sea  Scouts or Venturing Crew – who have demonstrated exceptional citizenship  in school, scouting and the community. Scouts should submit the  completed VFW Scouting Scholarship form,  resume of high school activities, scouting record, community service  record and  letters of recommendation to VFW Post 4639 no later  than March 1. The first-place National winner receives $5,000.  Learn More

Teacher of the Year

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Each  year the VFW recognizes three exceptional teachers – one each from the  elementary, junior high and high school levels – for their outstanding  commitment to teach Americanism and instill patriotism in their  students. Submit your local teacher’s packet to Post 4639 by February 15  to enter at the local level.  Winners at the local level go to the  District and State levels to then compete at the National level. Learn More

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COMMUNITY AWARDS NIGHT AT POST – 2018


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Master Police Officer Brandon Frantz - Law Enforcement Officer of the Year

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Kainoa Samuelson - Scout of the Year

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Jennifer Kimbrough - Teacher of the Year

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Rilee Sawler - Patriots Pen Award Winner

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2019 VFW Community Award WInners

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