American Legion Post 66 awards nine scholarships

This year’s nine scholarship winners of the Craig E. Fleming Post 66 American Legion Auxiliary scholarship are (from left) Amanda Wingard, Emma Smith, Lukas Salvo, Elisabeth Robinson, Emilee Klingler, James Gunning, Katelyn Dailey, Mathew Bogue and Wyatt Baker. They were selected as this year’s recipients for their outstanding academic achievement and essay composition.

American Legion Post 66 awards nine scholarships

CLARION The Craig E. Fleming Post 66 American Legion Auxiliary awarded scholarships during the Memorial Day service on May 27 at the Clarion Cemetery. Each year, seniors from all seven Clarion County High Schools who are planning to attend a college or technical school in the fall are invited to apply for the available scholarships.

The auxiliary is proud to be able to award nine scholarships this year. Scholarship winners this year are:

Amanda Wingard, a graduate of Keystone High School. She will be pursuing a degree in graphic design at Pittsburgh Technical College. She is the daughter of Cliff and Renee Wingard.

Emma Smith, a graduate of Clarion-Limestone High School. She will be pursuing a degree in criminal justice at Harding University. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Troy Smith.

Lukas Salvo, a graduate of Union High School. He will be pursuing a degree in business administration at Penn State in DuBois. He is the son of Angelo and Nicole Salvo.

Elisabeth Robinson, a graduate of Redbank Valley High School. She will be pursuing a degree in biology and pre-med at Bethel University. Her guardian is Rebekah Weckerly.

Emilee Klingler, a graduate of Allegheny-Clarion Valley High School. She will be pursuing a degree in pre-physician assistant at Lock Haven University. She is the daughter of Jeremy and Susyn Klingler.

James Gunning, a graduate of Clarion-Limestone High School. He will be pursuing a degree in business management at Clarion University. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Gunning.

Katelyn Dailey, a graduate of Clarion-Limestone High School. She will be pursuing a degree in practical nursing at the Clarion County Career Center. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeremy Dailey.

Mathew Bogue will be continuing his education at Penn State while pursuing a degree in engineering. He is the son of David and Shannon Bogue.

Wyatt Baker, a graduate of Clarion-Limestone High School. He will be pursuing a degree in human resource management at Clarion University. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Baker.