Chief Points For Seniors
November 9, 2017
November 9, 2017
1 Essay Contest* Open to any student in 9th - 12th grade enrolled in a Pennsylvania school is eligible. Essay is between 500-1000 words on a topic chosen by the committee.
1st $3500 2nd $3000 and 3rd $2500. Places awarded.
2. Oratorical Contest* Open to any student in 9th-12th grade who is enrolled in a Pennsylvania school is eligible. Consists of two parts, one a memorized oration and an extemporary oration on an assigned topic.
1st $7500, 2nd $5000 and 3rd $4000 places are awarded.
3. Sebastianelli Drum Corps Scholarship* Open to any senior who is a child or grandchild of a Pennsylvania Legionnaire living or deceased. The student must be a member of a high school band and is going on to higher education with a major in music. Winner receives $500
4. Joseph P Gavenonis Scholarship* Open to any Pennsylvania high school senior who is a child/grandchild of a Pennsylvania Legionnaire. The student needs to be seeking a four year degree in a Pennsylvania college or university.
5. Robert W Valimont Endowment* Open to any Pennsylvania high school senior who is a child/grandchild of a Pennsylvania Legionnaire. The student needs to be seeking a two year career oriented education or training in a less than four year program in a Pennsylvania school.
6. Robert Tracy Essay Contest* Opened to students 15-18 years of age who is a child or grandchild of a Pennsylvania Legionnaire living or deceased or a child of a Pennsylvania soldier killed as a result of war on terrorism. 300-500 word essay on the topic “Patriotism” and Citizenship-What America means to me? Winner receives $500.00.