AMVETS Americanism Awards
Logan High School
Submitted by: Drue Schultz/Dani Bell
Local Winners from left to right (all 11th graders) 3rd place winner Sidni Harris ($25), 2nd place Riley Smith ($50), Post 1776 Commander and District Commander Robert Carr, First Place winner and First Place District Winner, Preston Yates ($75 and another $75 for winning the District) and Drue Schultz Post 1776 Americanism Officer and LHS Government teacher. Cash prizes were provided by the Logan Amvets Auxiliary.

AMVETS Americanism Awards

The Logan Amvets Auxiliary sponsored a local essay competition through the AMVETS Americanism Program. This year, the essay theme was "Why is the Constitution important to me?". On April 3, 2018, 7pm, at the Logan Amvets, three Logan High School students were awarded for making it to the district competition and one for being selected to compete in the state competition. Sidni Harris earned 3rd place. Riley Smith earned 2nd place.
Preston Yates earned first place and first place district. Yates now advances to the State competition, with a chance for additional prize money, as well as an opportunity to make the nationals.

Local Winners from left to right (all 11th graders) 3rd place winner Sidni Harris ($25), 2nd place Riley Smith ($50), Post 1776 Commander and District Commander Robert Carr, First Place winner and First Place District Winner, Preston Yates ($75 and another $75 for winning the District) and Drue Schultz Post 1776 Americanism Officer and LHS Government teacher. Cash prizes were provided by the Logan Amvets Auxiliary.

For more information, contact Drue Schultz.
LHS Government Teacher
740.385.2069 ext 1255
dschultz@lhsd.k12.oh.us

Per AMVETS website:

What is the AMVETS Americanism Program?

The AMVETS Americanism Program is a patriotic program the organization offers schools and youth organizations as a resource for teaching children in kindergarten through 12th grade about their American heritage, civics and citizenship. The program includes flag drawing, poster and essay contests that are grade specific and age appropriate.

Who is eligible?
All school age children, K-12. They may attend public, private, parochial schools or may be home schooled. Participants may also come through any youth group such as Scouting or from Church Sunday schools. Students in kindergarten–1st grade can enter the Flag Drawing contest. Students in 2nd–5th grades can enter the Poster contest. Students in 6th–12th grades can enter the Essay Writing contest

For more information on AMVETS Americanism Program, click here
http://amvets.org/americanism/




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