COMMUNTY PROGRAMS

 
YOUTH SCHOLARSHIPS & PROGRAMS
Voice of Democracy Competition

Each year, nearly 40,000 9-12 grade students from across the Country compete by writing and recording an audio essay on an annual patriotic theme to win educational scholarships and incentives awarded through the program. This year’s theme is, "What Makes America Great".

Stay tuned for our 2019 winner to be announced.

 

Patriots Pen Essay Contest

Each year more than 111,000 students in grades 6-8 enter the VFW’s Patriot’s Pen youth essay contest for a chance to compete for worthwhile awards and prizes.  The essay contest encourages young minds to examine America’s history, along with their own experiences in modern American society, by drafting a 300- to 400-word essay, expressing their views based on a patriotic theme. This year’s theme is, "What Makes America Great".

Stay tuned for our 2019 winner to be announced.

Scout of The Year

Annually, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States 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.

All student entries and applications must be submitted to the Post by March 1, 2020. For more information, including full eligibility requirements, and to download an application, please visit the VFW Scout of the Year web page by clicking here.

 
SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Counties Four VFW Post 10076 of Mount Airy is proud to announce our scholarship program for this year.

 

Five $1000.00 scholarships are to be awarded:

  • Sam Jewell Memorial Scholarship

  • Frank Dertzbaugh III Memorial Scholarship

  • Robert Stevenson Scholarship

  • Bill and Chad Ruth Memorial Scholarship

  • Ladies Auxiliary Post 10076 Scholarship

At least one of the above mentioned scholarships will be awarded to a graduating high school student.

 

Applications can be obtained at the Post. All applications must be received no later than May 1st.  For further information, call 301-829-1682.

COMMUNITY PROGRAMS
National Citizenship Education Teacher of the Year

Each year three exceptional teachers are recognized by the VFW for their outstanding commitment to teach Americanism and patriotism to their students.  The VFW annually recognizes the nation’s top
certified/licensed elementary, junior high and high school teachers who teach and promote America’s history, traditions and citizenship education effectively. The Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award recipients are selected from entries submitted to local VFW Posts in every state and overseas.

Stay tuned for our 2019 winner to be announced.

Public Servant National Awards
Law Enforcement, Firefighter, Emergency Services

Our Post will submit an applicant to the Department of Maryland no later than January 1, 2020.

Please contact Commander Chad Wright at chad.wright1972@gmail.com for more information.

MT AIRY VFW - COUNTIES FOUR POST NO. 10076

107 SOUTH MAIN STREET MOUNT AIRY, MD 21771

PHONE: (301) 829-1682      

EMAIL:  ADMIN@MTAIRYVFW.COM     

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