2016-04-14 / Front Page

Legion Post 194 offers scholarship to LCHS seniors

Lincolnton’s American Legion Post 194 is in the process of accepting applications for a $1,000 scholarship. All 2016 graduating Lincoln County High School seniors are eligible to apply for the award.

Interested applicants must write a 250 word essay on one of two topics: “The Importance of Patriotism in America” or “What the Nation’s Flag Means to Me.” Essays should be typewritten and double-spaced. Included should be the applicant’s name, address, and telephone number.

The deadline for submission is Tuesday, April 26.

Applications may be mailed to American Legion Post 194, Box 134, Lincolnton, Georgia 30817. Applications may also be dropped off at American Legion Post 194 on Wednesday or Friday afternoons after 4 p.m.

The scholarship may be used at any accredited two-year, four-year, or technical college, and it expires after one year.

“Lincolnton’s American Legion Post 194 is pleased to lead a way in establishing scholarships for students, and we challenge other local and veteran organizations to match us,” Veteran and Post 194 member Janet Zimmerman said.

Questions about the scholarship may be directed to Regina Reid, guidance counselor at Lincoln County High School, or Craig Zimmerman at 706-359-4899.

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