Harry A. White American Legion Post 65 in Delta is searching for children of disabled or fallen post-9/11 veterans. These children may qualify for the American Legion Legacy scholarships for up to $20,000 to be used for undergraduate or post graduate college education.
These are needs-based scholarships available only to the children of veterans who served after Sept. 11, 2001 (including activate Reserve and National Guard members) and have a combined VA disability of 50 percent or more or who died on active duty on or after Sept. 11, 2001.
This scholarship provides funds for a variety of educational expenses, including tuition, fees, books and more. Successful applicants may qualify for renewal of the scholarship up to six times.
Applicants must be high school seniors or students in a college or university.
Application forms will be available starting Nov. 9 for the 2019 calendar year.
For further information on the American Legion Legacy program including how to obtain application forms, contact Greg Jackson, commander, American Legion Post 65 in Delta at 318-423-6722.
On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Delta County Board of Commissioners called a special meeting to consider the board's response to the Bureau of Land Management's preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) concerning the lease parcels proposed for the December BLM sale.
Several people from the North Fork were present to provide input.