Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

March 19, 2014

American Legion scholarships


The Daily Iowegian

---- — The American Legion is offering three, $500 scholarships; one for Moulton, one for Centerville and one for a Moravia high school senior that can be used at the college of their choice.

To be considered for the scholarship, students need to write a three to four hundred word essay on one of the following topics.

1. Your own personal memories and how you felt when you saw the 9/11 attack on the TV.

2. Women are now allowed in combat jobs of the military. How do you feel about women being required to also registering for the draft?

3. Other countries have a mandatory military obligation for their graduating seniors. Do you think with a declining all voluntary military force that this would be a good idea for the United States?

Your essay must be typed, 11-12 font and double spaced.

No names on your essay but please include your school name. Deadline will be April 11 and must be dropped off at your counselor’s office.

Participating applicants are encouraged to attend the American Legion meeting on April 14 at 7 p.m. in the basement of the Continental Care Center, across the street from the hospital.

If you are unable to attend the meeting let the legion know before hand by either calling or texting (641) 895-9490.