West Jeff Legion congratulates Americanism test winners

Bob Penry (left), Post 201 service officer, and Mike O’Reilly (right), Post 201 commander, congratulates this year’s winners: (from left) 10th grade, Kassandra Simmons and Charles Stephens; 11th grade, Cortney Hunter and Jeffery McClish; 12th grade, McKayle Woodford and Aiden Clerico.

(Posted Dec. 21, 2021)

American Legion Post 201, West Jefferson, sponsored the Americanism & Government program at West Jefferson High School. The program tests students in grades 10-12. Questions cover local, state and national government topics.

The Legion awarded $50 to the top girl and boy in each grade. Local winners are entered into the district competition and from there have a shot at the state competition which comes with a trip to Washington D.C.


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