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Rehoboth VFW Post 7447 presents scholarships

Mar 10, 2014
Photo by: Steven Billups Shown at the presentation of the scholarships are in back (l-r) Fran Turner, scholarship chair; Elsie McGurgan, ladies auxiliary president; First Sgt. Phillip Webb, teacher of the year from Cape Henlopen High School; Grace Brokaw, second place Voice of Democracy from Cape High; Tracy Bowen, post commander; and Art Frampton, quartermaster. In front are Hannah Wiswell, first place Patriots Pen from Beacon Middle School; and Devin Carter, second place, Patriots Pen from Beacon Middle School. Not shown is Julie Parsons, first place Voice of Democracy from Delmarva Christian High School.

The Rehoboth Beach Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7447 presented its scholarships for the Patriots Pen and Voice of Democracy essay contest March 2 at the Post Home. They also presented a Teacher of the Year Award.

The winning entries advance from the post level to the district then state then national. The contest is sponsored by the ladies auxiliary and they encourages students to get the application in plenty of time before the November deadline.

For more information about the art competition or essay contest contact Barbara McGowan at 302-645-7689 or email barbaramcgowan1@verizon.net.

 

Holding up a drawing by Francisco Madera from Cape Henlopen High School are Barbara McGowan, left, past ladies auxiliary state president; and Fran Turner, scholarship chair. Madera’s drawing is entered in the Creative Patriotic Art Awards that is open for entries until March 31. Students must be in the 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade. (Photo by: Steven Billups)
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