Torrey Wingate of Rochester, N.Y., joined the United States armed forces after she met an Army recruiter who inspired her to become more. Wingate w...
Scout of the Year Program 2018
Annually, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) awards three individuals who are: Eagle Scouts, Girl Scout Gold Award recipients, Venture Summit Award recipients and/or Sea Scout Quartermasters who have risen above their peers in exemplifying the qualities of that rank. An applicant has to have reached his or her 15th birthday and be enrolled in high school at the time of selection. National awards are as follows: $5,000 â€“ 1st place scholarship, $3,000 â€“ 2nd place scholarship and $1,000 â€“ 3rd place scholarship.
Joe Wagner VFW Post 7313 is now accepting applications by E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by postal mail at P.O. Box 1775, Pittsboro, North Carolina 27312. The deadline for entry is March 1. A program brochure can be viewed at https://vfw-cdn.azureedge.net/-/media/VFWSite/Files/Community/Youth-and-Education/Scout-of-the-Year/ScoutoftheYearBrochureandEntryForm.pdf?la=en.
"That from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotionâ€”that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vainâ€”that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedomâ€”and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth. - President Abraham Lincoln "