American Legion Auxiliary Unit 159
4032 Main St, P.O. Box 141
Chincoteague, VA 23336
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THE AMERICAN LEGION FAMILY
Chincoteague Post #159
Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
For Immediate Release
Chincoteague American Legion Family Announces Chincoteague High School Scholarship Recipients
May 21, 2020 - The American Legion Family, Chincoteague Post #159 congratulates the Chincoteague High School graduating class of 2020 on their hard work, dedication, and perseverance throughout their educational journey.
The Legion Family is honored to award several one-time scholarships to deserving students to assist them with the ever-increasing costs associated with higher education at an accredited institution with an education or vocational objective. The more knowledge our young people gain, the better citizens they will become, so investing in the education of our young people is investing in the future of our country. Winners were selected according to academic record, involvement in school and community service, financial need, and essay submission, if required.
The American Legion Family, Chincoteague Post #159 is proud to announce our 2020 Chincoteague High School scholarship recipients.
American Legion Post #159 $1,000 Scholarships are awarded to:
William Paul Reed III
Sons of the American Legion Squadron #159 $1,000 Scholarships are awarded to:
Kyle Moore – Joe Wagner Memorial Scholarship
Taylee Thomas – Andy Webb Memorial Scholarship
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 159 $1,000 Scholarships are awarded to:
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 159 $500 Scholarships are awarded to:
Due to current social distancing guidelines, winners will receive official scholarship notification to their home address.
To learn more about The American Legion, Chincoteague Post #159, visit us at http://www.chincoteaguelegion159.org/ or follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Chincoteague-American-Legion-Post-159-181207142314617/
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Q: I am related to someone who served on active duty during one of the membership eligibilty dates. Can I join the Auxiliary of The American Legion?
A: If your relative who served on active duty during one of the membership eligibility dates and is a member of The American Legion, you may join the American Legion Auxiliary of The American Legion.
However, if the qualifying veteran is deceased you may join the appropriate organization, even if the qualifying veteran was not a member of The American Legion when living.
Contact your local American Legion Auxiliary Unit to complete an application and proudly join the AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY.
Preamble to the Constitution of the American Legion Auxiliary
For God and Country, we associate ourselves together for the following purposes: To uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America; To maintain law and order To foster and perpetuate a one hundred percent Americanism; To preserve the memories and incidents of our associations during the Great Wars; To inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community, state, and nation; To combat the autocracy of both the classes and the masses; To make right the master of might; To promote peace and goodwill on earth; To safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom, and democracy; To participate in and contribute to the accomplishment of the aims and purposes of The American Legion; To consecrate and sanctify our association by our devotion to mutual helpfulness.
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