Chief Points For Seniors

November 9, 2017

November 9, 2017

Chief Points is a newletter targeted at providing information to students about topics pertinent to their education and future.

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.


Lakeland School Counseling Office

Mrs. deQuevedo - classes of 2018, 2020, 2022
Mrs. Valonis - classes of 2019, 2021, 2023