AMERICANISM

Please pass this page to all Enterprise, New Brockton, and Coffee County Teachers, and Students in grades 6-12 or their parents! 
 
Every year, John Wiley Brock Post 6683 offers entry programs for School Age Children from 6th to 12th grade to earn scholarships at the Post, District, State, and National levels valued between $5,000 and $30,000 for the national winners. 
 
Americanism is a set of United States patriotic values aimed at creating a collective American identity and can be defined as "is an unfailing love of country; loyalty to its institutions and ideals; eagerness to defend it against all enemies; undivided allegiance to the Flag; and a desire to secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and posterity.” 
 
Students in grades 6-8 may submit a written essay to post.6683.vfw@gmail.com no later than October 31, 2021. For details on submitting an essay on, "How I can be a good American," click this link for a Patriot's Pen application and further information.
 
Students in grades 9-12 may submit the Voice of Democracy audio essay no later than October 31, 2021 to post.6683.vfw@gmail.com. For details on submitting the audio essay on, "America: Where do we go from here?" click this link for a Voice of Democracy application and further information
 
Teachers in Coffee County Schools, Enterprise Schools, or New Brockton Schools are eligible for recognition for their efforts to promote National Pride. The VFW recognizes teachers for the attributes of citizenship, innovation, resourcefulness, and passion. Student, parents, or anyone with knowledge of the teacher may submit the application.  The deadline for submission to post.6683.vfw@gmail.com is 31 October 2021.  The national prize is $3000. For details on submitting application, click this link for a Teacher Award application and further information.
 

For questions, please call Jim Steddum at 907-854-1320 (cell).